Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 10 May 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 May 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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May 10 1711


      I rec[eive]d yours of the 5th I p[er]ceive my Lead comes but slowly down which Ime very sorry for am glad Alderm[an] Fenwick & Ald[erman] Ridley will take my Lead when they have occasion, order James Clark to weigh it of when ever they pleas[e] to order him, I hope alder[man] Fenwick will give you a bill for the 77 p[iece]s of Lead which you may Inclose me or give to my servt who will be at NewCastle on Saturday about two or three a Clock so he may as well bring your Letter as to send it by the post I thank you for the offer you make me in sending me a bill before you receive money of the ten[an]ts but at present shall have no occasion haveing sold some of my Chattle lately let me know w[ha]t business Mr Brummell follows at present for I beleive he does not sell any Coals for Mr Monticue or any other at present shall depend upon Mr Fenwicks bill I am

      Your assured Freind

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