Letter – Edward Blackett to Ralph Loraine – 17 Feb 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Feb 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Ralph Loraine
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Mr. Loraine

      I Recd. yrs. of 15 Feby. & See you have got ten tuns, have ordered H. Tulop to pay you for it, if you have got the Said quantity but will not have it weighd off till J Mewburn comes over, according to yr. agreemt. you was obliged to go once quite through the Slaggs, so let me know the reason why you think to have more than the agreement was for, I do not believe it is possible for you to go through all the Slagg by this time wch. 
The letter breaks off abruptly at the bottom of the page in the letter book as though incomplete.  Enclosed with the previous letter to Harry Tulip of 17th Feb

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