Letter – Edward Blackett to Jacob Peart – 14 Jan 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Jan 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jacob Peart
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Honest Jacob       								Janry 14

      I Rec’d yrs of the 12th and I’ll assure you what I wish I had it from no man living, it was onely a foolish Surmise of my own, and am mighty well Satisfied in every Particular, Be sure you Reserve as much work gearas will be useful for my Selfe both as the Working the Dead heaps & dressing the Slaggs,  You are very much in the Right as to the Words of One & Twenty years being in or out of the Lease, for I took advice of it, So let lett all the work geer be valued and do you perform every title of the Lease & God Almighty send Success, you may Receive money of Mr Featherstone when you please, I writ last post to Mewburne to Acqt him with it, I should have you by all means to be Concerned for the <partners> and I hope they’ll give you a very good Sallary for I’m sure you deserve it, Mr Mowbray was here and will be with you the 18 and so will Mewburne likewise     I am yr Assr’d friend

Monsieur Jacob Peart / At Fallowfield

This is a copy of my last, be sure you give my Service to Mr Mowbray & tell him I did not think he would have gone away from Newby without seeing me in the Morning, have sold all the Lead in Cellar so shall certainly make a pay in March, so Acqt the Workmen that they make a clear field     I am yr

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