Letter – Edward Blackett to Matthew Featherstone – 10 Nov 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Nov 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Featherstone
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir        								Nov 10

      I Recd. yrs and do continue in the same mind to dispose of Fallowfield Grove and shall solely referr the Disposall of them to my Steward Jacob Peart, so Send who you please to him to make a bargain, and what he does shall be confirmed by Me.

      Am sorry you have no more demand for Lead at Newcastle, when I sold you 500 pcs. I was offer’d the same price for what I should have coming down betwixt & the first of January from a from a mercht in London who I believe was the same man that bought a very considerable quantity of Mr Wilkinson, tis no inconvenience to me tho I had rather have to deal with you than any Either at London or Newcastle,  I know Mr Fenwick would give me my price for what comes down, but am Resolv’d never to have any thing more to do with him, my obligations toward Mr Reay upon my son John’s Acct. shall never be forgot by       

      yr Obliged friend & Servt.

Mr Featherstone & Company Merchants at Newcastle

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