Letter – Edward Blackett to Jacob Peart – 28 May 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 May 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jacob Peart
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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May 28 1711

Honest Jacob

      I p[er]ceive by Mr Jones that you designe to be at Newby about the beginning of June I would by no means have you to come at that time because shall be from home, assoon as Stagshaw bank faire is over & all my Lead at NewCastle shall be glad to see you I had a Letter from NewCastle this day that as yet I have very little Lead come down to NewCastle as yet which I very much wonder at make it your business to get all my Lead sent away assoon as possibly you can & then I hope in a Little time we shall have a pay Let me know w[ha]t your best runts between 5 or 6 years old gave at your last faire for I beleive shall have occasion at the next faire to buy ten or twenty shall be very glad to hear that the mines are Comeing very good againe which acq[ain]t me by a line by the first post to 

      Your Assured freind

To Mr Jacob Peart

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