Letter – Edward Blackett to Jacob Peart – 7 Jul 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Jul 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jacob Peart
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Honest Jacob                                 					July 7 1709

      I Recd. yrs of the 4th as also one from Mr Errington by the same post, which <… … …>, Mr Lorain I find is the <best chapman> and is now with me, he offers me to make 50 tun of the Slaggs at <….  …. …. … > the fother & give £100 Security which is <half price> and to finish them in two years time, and as Every ten tun are made to pay him as much money as will discharge the work people the remainder to lye in yr hand till the Bargain be finished. Lett him have one hearth to himself; and the other hearth will be sufficient to Smelt the Small oar you have, So immediately Conclude a bargain with him and lett me hear from you  I am yr assured friend   

Mr Jacob Peart

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