Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Errington – 23 Jun 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Jun 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Errington
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir                               							June 23

      I recd yrs of the 18 and for the Waste at my mill I have not disposed of them, I desired one Mr Lorain to get a tryall made of them, and to give me his opinion of them and that the Workpeople should be Gratifyed for their pain smelting it   be a Stranger both as to  the value per what they deserve per tun, however I refer it absolutely to my Servt Jacob Peart, and whatsoever bargain he makes with you shall be confirmed by Sir yr very humble servt.

Tis now the time of the year to gett them dressed that they may be Smelted in Winter when there is plenty of water

Mr Tho. Errington

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