Letters – Joseph Richmond to Joseph Peart – 21 Dec 1731

Document Type: Letters
Date: 21 Dec 1731
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Joseph Peart
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Peart				Decemr 21 1731

I have had a triall made of Westgate Head oar & find it to be much the richest oar yet discovered in Weardale, if Dalton has made aright Assay, but for further satisfaction, I desire you will send me three pounds weight more, in the meantime you may send the Oar to the Mils, & let Mr Rud[d] know of it that he may keep it seperate, to whom I have wrot[e] it by the Bearer I am told Risby Oar holds abot 3gr[ain]s pray send me a tryale of it, 2 pods will do, I am etc    J.R.

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