Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 16 Sep 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Sep 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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James 									16 Sept – 1714

	Am sorry to perceive by yours that Mr Fenwick is in fear of the Shipt he Expected, let me know wheither She be Arrived or not, I have lost a good Sume of Moneys by your not Acquainting me wth the price of Lead, for Mr Fenwick bought of me 600 peices for £8-15-0, Soe you may Judge a Crown in the Fother will come to a good Sume, besure you always write me the price of Lead, till I have gott the Lead wch is at Newburn disposed on, I hope you have taken care before this to have it all brought from if halfe way to Newburn & let me know Certainly how many pieces their is there, wch you cannot exactly doe unless you goe to Newburn your self

      Have this day drawn a bill upon you at Sight to the ordr of Mr Walter Tankred for £66 what money you have left, get gold for it & give it my Son Christr next Tuesday at Newcastle as also what money Mr Featherstone & Compy has of mine, I wondr I hear nothing of the paper wch was sent, besure Inquire about it, I am

	Your Assured Friend
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