Letter – Edward Blackett to Jacob Peart – 22 Sep 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Sep 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jacob Peart
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Honest Jacob								Sept  22

      You write me very plain and very honestly which I thank you for, there is three present in Newcastle that would willingly take Fallowfield but I told them I would positively keep it my Selfe, my Coz. Wilkinson of Newcastle who is Concerned in the Disposall of all my Bro Lead & makes his pays I believe will be a p’tner so he designes to Send some workmen over to view all the Grounds at Fallowfield, especially the forefield,  You know there is a considerable <quantity> of whole ground & Levels Sufficient and the Royalty of lead in Acomb Ground is absolutely mine, So here is all the Encouragement imaginable for money’d men to Venture moneys, & there are <such> when I have their proposalls you shall be made acquaint with them, I shall absolutely take yr advice what part <clear> of <Lead> Smelted I shall have from them.  As for the quarter part I keep in my hand tis but Reasonable I should contribute to the charge equall with the other three-qaurters but if you can think of the best way for me lett me hear from you, however consid’r this all and give yr thoughts by a line per first post to          

      yr Ass’d friend

Mr Jacob Peart

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