Letter – Edward Blackett to Jacob Peart – 4 Aug 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Aug 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jacob Peart
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Ho. Jacob            							Aug 4

      Inclosed I send you Tom <Lees> Lettr. which you may give to his father, I inclose you likewise Gerrard Dobson’s Lettr. with my Answer to him, for I will not have the Workmen to make any proposalls to me upon any bargain, but what you do I’ll confirm, Mr Loraine was here and the writings was drawn to my Satisfaction which I Signed, and shall bring over the Counterpart paper when I come to Newcastle for Mr Shafto to Sign, if you think convenient shall lett these people have <Pay> in case they have Deliver’d more Lead <considerably> than it comes to by Reason tis to pay the Rents for their Farmes, so lett me know by the first post whether they pay Such a Rent for their Land as they write me, I perceiving by yrs that Ralph Ord got <oar> very well for above < 10 days but that he almost quite gone but which am sorry for     

      I am yr ass[ure]d friend

Mr Jacob Peart

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