Letter – Edward Blackett to James Clark – 14 Oct 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Oct 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Clark
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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	The Acct you gave me off my Lead pleas’d me very well, I hope the peices that are wanting will in time be Found, I perceive Mr Fenwick has weighed off the 350 peices  & left only one in the Cellar, & is willing to take, wt I have at Newburn, at the price Currant, wch I am willing to, so the Inclosed is to desire Mr Wilkinson to let me know, wt the price Currant is, for I must be ruled by wt he says, besure your order the Whirry men to bring down the Lead from Newburn, wth all possible speed, & let them know that it is sold, wch will make them make more Haist to Bring it down, you may come to Newby as soon as you please, so let me know by Saturday nights post, wn I may expect you, if you have any Business, you ned not Straiten yorSelf but take your own time, Acquaint Mr Fenwick that I have writ to you, to order the Lead from Newburn wth all Speed, & know abt wt time he thinks it may be before he have occasion to weigh it off, I hope Lead gives now [missing: ‘£8’?] 17s-6d, & you may tell Mr Fenwick or his partner so by the by, you may likewise tell Mr Featherstone so, & observe well wt Answer he gives you, Enquire before you come over, who are likely to Carry the Election for Morpeth as also who stands for Barwick & the County. I am

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