letter – Edward Blackett to Ralph Loraine – 3 Sep 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 3 Sep 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Ralph Loraine
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Mr Loraine    3 Sept[ember] 1713

Since myne of the 24th haife [have] heard nothing from you I am now resolved that none of my lead shall come down to Newcastle till next Springe, so there will be no Occasion for Mewburnes going to weigh y[ou]r lead haveing Inclosed a letter to W[illia]m Low[e]s by this post in H Tulops to pay you for ten tun & always as you make a hundred and Sixty pieces he shall pay you so that the lead need not be weight off till next Spring all together nor the lead made of the dead heaps likewise, I wonder I do not hear from you oftener & how the groves are I am

y[ou]r assured Friend

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