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Letter – Michael Blackett to Robert Jackson – 5 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 5th Mr Robt Jackson Sr I have before me yours of the 4th Mr Rodd<am> will pay the £99: =: = odd monies w[hi]ch shall send you p[er] Cuth: fewler and £1000 more God willing for you shall not be forced to run away as yett this morning I expect C: f as alsoe a letter with Blanck Bills seeing you are straitened I will use my Interest & I warrant you I will gett you £1000: upon returne for once all at 20 d[ays] date if not more if one of your blanck Bills be upon Mr

Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Nelthorpe – 5 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 5th 1675 Writt Mr Henry Nelthorpe a Second letter and advised of £30 charged upon him payable 8 d[ays] sight to Mr Wm Benson or order valew of Mr Jno Elleson

Letter – Michael Blackett to Robert Jackson – 5 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 5th 1675 Mr Robert Jackson Sr I have now before me yours of the 4th by C: f and shall God willing write you at large I have disposed of all your fower Blanck Bills viz one upon Mr Robert Jackson at 20 d[ays] date payable to Mr Henry Nelthorpe or order valew of maddame Margratt Blackett for £600, one upon Mr Danniel Porter at 20 d[ays] date payable to Mr Henry Nelthorpe or order valew of Mr Timo Davisson for £300 & another upon Mr Robt Jackson at 20 d[ays] date payable

Letter – Michael Blackett to William Blackett – 9 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8 ber 9th 1675 Honoured Sir It did not a little Trouble me that I had not yoar blessing before you went from hence but I hope you will excuse me & lay the blame upon Mr Pees who was mistaken a whole hower for I did desire him to call me up before 5 it being realy my intention to have waited upon you at 5 before w[hi]ch time I did supose you would not be going but when Mr Pees came to my Chamber door & tould me that it was almost 5 I presentlyarose but it was to no purpose

Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 9 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 9th Mr Walter Chaytor Sr I have not time to write you a Copy of my former haveing bene in the west country & came but home this day where I meet with yours of the 4th & 8th present which I shall now god willing answer at large in the former takes notice of the receipt of mine by Bartho: Kirkhouse that he was gone for Am[sterdam] which I did advise you of before haveing some time since have had letters from Am[sterdam] of the same but I wish he had gone for the port f

Letter – Michael Blackett to Nicholas Verlaen – 9 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 9th 75 Mr Nicho: Verlaen Sr I have not time to give you a Coppy of my former haveing bene in the west country & but this day comd home at my returne Doe meett with both yours of the <..> present one by post & the other by Bartho: Kirkhouse for answer to w[hi]ch may please take notice that there is no thinking of sending you any rye or wheat as the priceis you mentione for rye at present is here above 4s p[er] bush[el] & wheat above 5s but shall se[e] w[ha]

Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Nelthorpe – 9 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 9th 1675 Mr Henry Nelthorpe Sr haveing none from you the needfull at present is for conveying of the inclosed bill unto you for £100 < st[erlin]g> dated Ghent 5: 8ber drawne by Vincent de Wall upon Mr francis lycens & company merch[an]ts in this place payable 2 d/us[uances] to Jean de Coningh or order endorsed to Henry panser by procuration to me by adriaen pancur & I to you the needfull of w[hi]ch pray procure & place to the Creditt of MB

Letter – Michael Blackett to John Legendre – 12 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 12th 1675 Mr Jno Legendre Sr I have a vessell now going for newhaven by w[hi]ch god willing I intend 600 p[iece]s Leed the same will be all shipt before night the price is £12 p[er] fodder first peny you know w[ha]t other Charges & Commission will be the freight I am to pay is 20 sols p[er] ps free of all Charges tis Landed if you can fancy there termes take w[ha]t part with me you please either ½ 1/3 or ¼ or name what you <wishe> upon shall be to the full satis

Letter – Michael Blackett to Michael Clipsham – 12 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 12th Mr Mich Chipsham Sr I have before me yours of the 5th present which requires Little answering so the Lesse at present to inlarge upon your order about <10> or 13 barrells of salmon came to Late otherwise would have indeavoured to have procured the same. I must beg your excuse for not sending you the acct of your 12 p<…>s prunes not can I for my life help it for the poor men to whom sume Charges must be paid thinking there money sure will not call for it ti

Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Allen – 12 Oct 1675

Ditto Major Ed: Allen Sr I have before me yours of the 5th present for answer unlesse I can procure 3s 8d for your pease they shall Ly for your beanes they do not give Content nor liked at all I wish they were at any place where such were in demand for here they are not your advice from Holland I suppose is means of a good comodity pray Sr let me have advice from you when your seed time is over & advise me there withall the price then of corne if I could buy any good Corne for 3s would

Letter – Michael Blackett to Robert Jackson – 12 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 12th Mr Robt Jackson Sr I have before me yours of the 7th present alsoe one of the 11th I am glad Dickeson is Arrived with you & that you have given advice of all the Bills I have filled up for there Complience I neither doe nor ever did questione. your order about drawing no money upon Mr Chipsham is come to late for tis already done but the neet proceed of the prunes I suppose he will order me to pay unto you nor do I know w[ha]t you meane by saying there is money dew

Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Nelthorpe – 12 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 12th Mr Henry Nelthorpe Sr I have before me yours of the 7th do heartyly thanke you for the care you will take with w[ha]t forraigne bills shall be remitted you upon my acct and se[e]ing punctuallity is not regarded In Inland bills I will not be the first that shall begin a new Custome to doe for me as others doth and as you would doe for your selfe of w[hi]ch I doe not questione is all that is desired by MB

Receipt – John Curtis to James Standsfield – 13 Oct 1675

Received be me John Curteis Greive to the Leed Myns of Wanlochead from Alexr Litster in name and behalf of Sir James Standsfeild of Newmylnes the Some of Fifty pund Sterling Mony for payment of the workmen there for dryveing on the said Lead Myns As witnes my hand at Wanlochead the Thirtienth day of october <…> sevinty sex yeere. Befor thes witness Thomas Snawball Recd By me John Courtice

Letter – Ralph Grey to Ralph Grey – 15 Oct 1675

Newcastle: october. the: 15: 1675 Sonne Ralph: Yours of the 7th Currant Came to hand, my last was with Mr James Liddell who sayled ten dayes agoe with whome I sent yew 15 <dunder> 3 pare of stokings 38 Cottons on[e] p[iece] of stufe qt 38 yeards and 300 p[ieces] of Lead qt 395c 1q 15lb which praye in first place present my humble service to Mr Tradell and desire him to reimburse the ball[ance] of Last accoumpt and what yew have recd of him as to your expences and send returns in brandy

Receipt – William Blackett to James Standsfield – 15 Oct 1675

Recaved then of Mr John Schand by order of Sr James Standsfeild the some of twenty six pound sterling which with twenty four pound formerly recaved maks fifty pounds. Which I have got for defraying of his four fifth part charges of the leed myns called Wanlock Head. Pay recaved by me Wm Blackett

Letter – Michael Blackett to Michael Clipsham – 15 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 15th 1675 Mr Mich: Chipsham Sr I have before me yours of the 9th present Inclosed you have an acct of the 12 p[iece]s prunes the nett proceed being £22: 7: 2d I have placed to your acct <curr[en]tt> w[hi]ch you may either draw upon me at sight or order me to pay it to whome you thinke Convenient In this place & the Contents of your Answer shall be Complyed withall. Let Mr Swynocke beleve w[ha]t he pleases I was never no Juglar & tis now to late to begin If any

Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Willett – 15 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 15th 1675 Mr Ed Willett Sr I have at last with much adoe prevailed with a merchant in this towne for the Conveying of 600 p[iece]s Leed unto you in a vessell w[hi]ch he hath freighted called the fortune of London Jeremy Gardner m[aste]r who sailed the <other>.morning & god send him in Salvo to his desired port the goods have consigned to Mr Jac. Coquemar of newhaven the vessell going no further up w[hi]ch after good arrivall he is to receive & following the ord

Letter – Michael Blackett to William Blackett – 19 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 19th 1675 Honnoured Sr Since mine of the 19 present have received yours of the 14th ditto with the sad newes of the Losse of our Leed by Richd Streeter no remedy but patience: God gives so I ought to be Contented when he pleaseth to take away and therefore no Losse shall ever trouble me for tis but a folly for men to Grudge or <paine> at the Almightyes will and pleasure but now when sumthing is to be saved I thinke we ought to looke after it: therefor I hope you will be

Letter – Michael Blackett to Robert Jackson – 19 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 19th Sr I have before me yours of the 16th and 18th present according to your order did proffer Mr Swaine £50 he tould me he wanted £60 w[hi]ch sume did furnish him withall & have placed the same to your debt for further answer of your Letters I must beg your excuse for must be short with you so send me no more bills to fill up for I refer it to your selfe if it be reasonable to spend dayes neglacting owne businesse & all for nothing when I had men to Command it was

Letter – Michael Blackett to Samuel Beake – 20 Oct 1675

[date not stated, but position in book is between 19th and 22nd October] Newcastle 8 ber 1675 Mr Sam: Beake Sr I have before me yours of the 12th present the reason why I answered not your former about the 12 p you mentioned, is that It is not my Concerne, for the Companie Is seperated, and all business that was acted whilst it Continued, my father tooke Into his owne hands, who Is now I hope In London, soe may speake to him if you please about the same, noe question but he will make you

Letter – Michael Blackett to John Legendre – 22 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 22nd 1675 Mr Jno Legendre Sr I have before me yours of the 16th present for answer I am very well pleased with your resolution about the proffer I made you of the 600 p[iece]s of Leed mentioned in my former itt seemes you have no mind to be Concerned w[hi]ch is very well and according to that order shall forbeare shipping any upon your acct all though an opertunity offer to Content untill further order from you so I <kisse> your hands & remaines MB

Letter – Michael Blackett to John Schand – 22 Oct 1675

Newcastle 8ber 22nd 1675 Mr Jno: Schand Sr I have before me yours of the 19th present with the very welcome newes of the receipt of the Leed consigned unto you by order and for acct of Sr James Stansfield who I perceive by the sd Letter desires me to shipp as much more p[er] very first oppertunity w[hi]ch shall God willing be Observed had I got your Letter one day sooner very probable itt would have bene Shipt before now for I heard that yesterday went from here 2 small Oysters Boats with

Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Allen – 22 Oct 1675

Ditto Major Edward Allan Sr I have none of yours to answer so the lesse at present to inlarge upon but I am vexed that I can meet with no Chapman neither for your peese nor beanes to Content Rye here to 3s 8d to 4s 4d oats 17d to 20d new w[hi]t[e] pease 4s beanes 2 ½ s to 3s Leed £12 p[er] fodder butter 17s 6d p[er] firkin Coals 10s p[er] Ch[alder] this being the needfull at present I take leave MB

Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Nelthorpe – 22 Oct 1675

Mr Henry Nelthorpe Newcastle 8ber 22nd Sr this serves for Cover for the Inclosed bill of £100 Charged upon Mr Wm Gall by Hen: Hoplett at Rotte[erdam]: 15th 8ber payable 2/us to my order valew of Walter Chaytor wch is Indorsed to you so pray procure acceptance & payment when dew & place the same to the Creditt of MB

Letter – Michael Blackett to William Blackett – 22 Oct 1675

Honoured Sir Ditto Sr Wm Blackett Since mine of the 19th psent have not any from you so the lesse to Inlarge upon this Chefley to give you notice of what I forgot in my last you know you sould above 300 bus:[hels] of Major Allens beans & sould <sd> that you would either buy as many againe or be accomptible to me for the same as I sould the remainder <Ilhrile> I shall sell none of them for expect every post orde to ship them for Rotte[erdam] so pray let me have a line
The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467