Letter – John Blackett to Stephen Coulson – 13 Nov 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Nov 1715
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Stephen Coulson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      Dt 9br 

Mr Coulson

My Father Recd yours wth the bill for one hundred pounds upon Mr Featherstone, he gives returns you many thanks for the dayly trouble he gives you, at this time my father has betwixt 7 & 8 hundred pieces lead at Newburn & would willingly dispose of them (having occasion for money) at this time) he gives you the first offer of them, & will take of you & Compy 8s pr Fother less than the market price, so pray by the next post give a line to 

      Sr yrs 

My father will onely have occasion for £200 p[oun]ds at present
Possibly written by John Blackett for his father between 10 & 13 November. 13th used here.

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