Letter – Edward Blackett to Jacob Peart – 23 Jun 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Jun 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jacob Peart
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Honest Jacob                                        				June 23

      Inclosed is a Copy of Mr Errington’s Lettr. So be sure you consider it very well and whatsoever bargain you make with him concerning the slaggs I will Confirm it   I am altogether a Stranger both as to the Coales & <the leasing> of them per <ten>, You may discourse them that you know understands them before you make an absolute bargain for I believe Mr Errington does understand them mightily well, So upon the Rect. of this peruse the Inclosed, & seal & deliver it to him, but as for the Copy of his Letter do not let him know that I sent you it but after you have perused it you may burn it, what oar you have at the Grove get it washed and sent to the mill & smelted with all possible speed for I believe I shall have an opportunity to dispose of it in a very little time,                    I am yr assured friend

Mr Jacob Peart

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