Letter – Edward Blackett to Jacob Peart – 14 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jacob Peart
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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December 14 1710

Honest Jacob

      Yours on the 7 gave me great satisfaction pray acq[uain]t me how many fathoms the new forefield where you got ore is from the burne side as allso what wideness your vaine is and how wide she bears ore

      I know Mr Featherston will let me have the harth so many dayes in Janury as will Levell up all the my waste ore that is lies ready Drest and the undertakers may have the same time in my month I thinke If you write a line to Mr Featherstone to the same pursose [?purpose] and shall order mewburne likewise to speak to him which I know he wont deny

      I am  Your assured friend

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