Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 9 Feb 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Feb 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      I hope you Recd bothe my letters, Yesterday I Recd a letter from mr Mowbray who writes me the workmen complain mightyly for want of pay, so I have writ to mr Dixon of Hexham, & desired him upon the receipt of the letter to go to fallowfield, & acqt me exactly how many pieces of lead are made of the waste Oar & how many mr Loraine has made of the Slaggs, I the pay will come to much more than I Expected, so faile not to acqt. mr. Fenwick tht I shall have occasion very shortly, for all of the mony to make a pay at fallowfield, assoon as I know how many ps of lead are made, I can guess how much the pay will come to or nigh it, tell mr. Reay to write a Receipt for what monys they have Recd  for my Use, & do you inclose it me, & Shall sign it & Send it back, write me the price Currt of lead
Undated but sequenced between others of Feb 7th  and 12th. Assume later than the one of 7th to Mewburn so 9th used here.

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