Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Mr Robinson – 7 Feb 1789

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Feb 1789
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Mr Robinson
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Mr Robinson  Agent to Thos Eyre Esq               		 NCastle  7th Feby 1789

Hassop near Bakewell  Derbyshire

Sir	I observe by your Lre [Letter] to the Lessees of Winlaton Colliery that you have acquainted Mr Eyre of the notice they have given to quit the Colliery in Feby 1790  I have likewise acquainted Sir Thos Blackett of the same who is willing to concur with Mr Eyre in making such abatement as may be thought necessary __ I am of Opinion that a Viewer should be employed in behalf of the Lessors, (acquainting him with the Articles w[i]th which the Colliery was to be wrought) & when we have his Report of the same & the present state of the Colliery, we shall then be better able to Judge whether it may be advisable to take the Rent now offered by the Lessers.                                                                       I am etc  J.E.B

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