Letter – Walter Blackett to George Douglas – 7 Jul 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Jul 1766
Correspondent: Walter Blackett
Recipient: George Douglas
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr George Douglass in

Berwick upon Tweed                                                             Wallington Monday 7th July 1766

Sir            Herewith I send you the Heads, upon which I am willing to let you and partners a lease of Unthank Colliery as settled by Mr Brown. There may be some other necessary articles perhaps for carrying on the colliery which have not been thought on, but the principal points as set down I do not intend to depart from, and I hope they will meet with your consent, when you have given them your consideration I desire to hear from you and in the mean time am etc  W[alte]r Blackett.

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