letter – Edward Blackett to Ralph Loraine – 24 Aug 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 24 Aug 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Ralph Loraine
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Mr Loraine    							Aug[us]t 24th 17[13]

I Recd y[ou]rs of the 20th and am Sorry the undertaker has paid you £12 Short you may thank y[our] Self for makeing so foolish a bargaine I hope it will learne you to be wiser hereafter when Mewburne has weighd of y[ou]r Ten Tuns [struckout: ‘ready to be weight off shall order Mewburne to go up & weigh it off, & than’] shall send you an order to Receive y[ou]r money of W[illia]m Lowes, I wonder the Work people does not advise the undertaker to carry up levell if they have such hopes of her proveing I will have none of my Lead go to Newcastle this year, neither y[ou]r Slag lead nor the Lead made on the old waste, give harry Tulop this letter & bid him send me an answer by the very first post, I am

      y[ou]r assured Friend

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