Letter – Edward Blackett to Jacob Peart – 28 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jacob Peart
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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December 28

Honest Jacob

      I perceive by yours that you think the whole pay will come to nigh £350 let me know by the first post what fothers of Lead I may have lieing at the Mill which was made by Mr Loraine as allso what fodders of Lead I may have lying at the Mill that was made out of the dead heaps I Expect there should be a very great Quantity that the pay should come to that Sum.  acq[uain]t me likewise how many Budlers you may have in the field could heartily wish you had 3 times as many that you might soon get all the waste run through you write in your last that the Lower vaine at the forefeild was gone out I hope it is come in againe by this whether are you sinking of a shaft on the top of the bank on the East side of the burne what do you judge the undertakers pay will come to and what lead you think they may get made by the pay all which Informe

      Your assured freind

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