Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Errington – 6 Jun 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Jun 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Errington
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sr                               							June 6

      I Recd. only one Lettr. from you which was this morning and as for the disposing of my Slaggs I would have you first have a Tryall, and then you’ll know best what to offer for them per fother tale, whoever takes them must get them dressed & washed against Mich[ael]mas , for tis impossible to get any quantity Smelted this summer by reason of the grest easement of water, if you’ll let me know per first post what I shall give you per fother bale and if I agree to it then you may sett on all yr men this Summer to get them ready for Smelting in Winter, my Stewards Lettrs at Fallowfield never miscarry so if you direct for me at Newby nigh by Bbridge Yorkshire they will certainly come to hand, so shall expect to hear from you per first post.      I am yr assured friend & servt

Mr Tho. Errington at Errington Nigh Hexham

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