Letter – Walter Blackett to Isaac Brown – 25 Jul 1760

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Jul 1760
Correspondent: Walter Blackett
Recipient: Isaac Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Mr Isaac Brown at Berwick                                                             Newcastle 25th July 1760


Last night I had a meeting with Mr Geo Lisle and agreable to the proposal of yourself and Mr Jeffrey's contained in the letter of the 15th of last March to give up the coll[ie]ry at Whitsuntide last or Martinmas next we send you the following lease.

vizt Sir Wr Blackett and Mr George Lisle do agree that Mr Wm Jeffreys and partners shall be at Liberty to give up their term in the Threap Colliery between <Murton> and Unthank at Martinmas next on their giving Security to pay at that time all the rent and acct of rent that shall be then due for the same, and also that they shall leave the sd collry a current going collry and in fair working condition with all materials in as good repair as they entered to the same (reasonable wear and tear excepted) this I hope will meet with your Assent and that the affair may be concluded at Newcastle in the assize week I am Sir 

your most obed 

Wr Blackett

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