Letter – Edward Blackett to Jacob Peart – 20 Oct 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Oct 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jacob Peart
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Honest Jacob       							Octobr. 20

      Below you have a copy of my last, I was in hopes to have heard from you upon the Rect. of it  Acqt. me by the first if it comes to hand, and when Tulip sett foreward for Scotland, and when he Returns order him to come away here with all speed while the Ways are so very good. Haste the Washing & Smelting of Oar and be sure you fail not to go to the halfe Way once a Week, and charge Martin Fenwick that he do not lett a pigg lye for the Ways are now very good, and I have an Opportunity to sell all the Lead tho it will be but at an indifferent price, and the Work people may certainly depend upon Pay at Christmas

    	I am yr ass’d  

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