Letter – Edward Blackett to Jacob Peart – 18 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jacob Peart
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      the above said is a Copy of my last since I rec[eive]d a letter from Ja Mewburne who acq[ain]ts me that he spoke to Mr Featherstone and he told him I was very wellcome to make use of the Mill in January to Smelt up the Small Quantity of Waste ore which I shall have aforehand let me know what moneys you have rec[eive]d of Will Lowe and the dayes of the month; you must give him notice to have moneys ready against my pays and acq[ain]t me what you Judge it may come to I heartily wish Success to the undertakers with all my heart and should rejoyce that they get Many thousand pounds by Fallowfield

      I am Your assured friend
undated but between 17th and 20 Dec. 18th used here.

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