Letter – Edward Blackett to Mr Dixon – 7 Feb 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Feb 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mr Dixon
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Mr Dixon 

            I perceive by yr letter tht Some of my work men are indebted to you about £15 or £16 pound, below you have an ordr to Ja: Mewburn when he makes a pay to deduct it for you, I had a letter lately from H. Tulip, who gives me an acct of what lead is laying at the Mill, he is so far mistaken in his acct tht I dare say there are not one half of the tuns he gives me an acct off so I desire you upon receipt of this letter you will ordr H. Tulip to go up wth you to the Mill wth you, & take an acct how many pieces of lead there is made of the waste Oar, & how many pieces Mr Loraine has made of the Slaggs, & Send me the Number of pieces by the very first post, & you will oblige 

              yr assured Friend to Serve you

Ia: Mewburn I perceive by Mr Dixon tht there is half a dosin work men at followfield tht owes him about £15 when you make a pay besure faile not to deduct it for him I am 	yr Friend
Undated but sequenced between others of Feb 6th and 7th. Presumably the Hexham grocer

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