Letter – Edward Blackett to Mr Dixon – 14 Feb 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Feb 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mr Dixon
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      Newby the 14 Febr 1714/5

      I Recd yrs of the by wch I find there is 327 ps lead lying at the Mill & 376 ps wch was Sent to Newctle wch is 703 ps made since the pay I wondr any lead was Sent from the Mill but what was pd for, it is was contrary to my direction, my ordr being never to Send any lead from the Mill but what was first paid for, have mony in mr Fenwicks hand, & well certainly make a pay assoon as he has it ready wch will be the 25th of march, have ordered H: Tulip to the give work men credit for what Ever they have occasion for provided they do not outrun their wages you may do the Same in yr way, know of any other of yr neighbours who deals wth the workmen, besure tell thm from me, to give thm crdt for what they have occasion for, & I wil See it paid, in casse the work men not run out their wages, at the time abive mentioned when will certainly make a clear pay I am

The Same writ to H. Tulip

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