Letter – Edward Blackett to Jacob Peart – 17 Jun 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Jun 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jacob Peart
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      June 17 1710

Honest Jacob

      I Rec[eive]d yours of the 15 am glad the undertakers designs to make a Pay on Thursday next I heartily wish them success Acqu[ain]t me what the whole Pay comes to & what number of p[ayment]s is made, be sure at your First conveniency to go to Crookbank, & give me your opinion of that vein, for some people makes me believe ‘tis very hopefull as for the letting of the old Wast[e]s I solely referr it to your self & the more people you lett them to in my opinion tis much the better, and I perceive by your Letter you are of the same opinion, so I make no question but you’ll Act for me as if ‘twere your own Concern, Acq[ain]t Harry Tulip to gett me my may day Rent ready, I wish he could bring it with him when he comes to Newby, order him to sell the Beasts w[hi]ch he getts of Will Lowes for we have no grass to keep them on in this Country, if Tulip have no great business in hand he may as well come to Newby for 10 or 15 days after the Pay is over be sure you give a line to your Assured friend

Mr Jacob Peart att Fallowfield

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