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Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Nelthorpe – 14 Mar 1676

Mr Hen: Nelthorpp Sr I have before mee yours of the 9th present, w[hi]ch requiring little answer occasions brevity this serveing Cheifley to advise you that I have this day valued upon you one hundred & twenty pounds payable 4 d<ays> sight to Mr Hum: Willett, or order value of Jo: Heron Esqr w[hi]ch pray lett be discharged <p…> I am MB

Letter – William Rollinson to William Blackett – 18 Mar 1676

London March 18 1675 Sir I received yours of the 14 instant for which I returne yow my humble and hearty thanks. I am once more imboldened to give yow a further trouble in the same businesse, fearing that your speedinesse to answer my former letter (as I desired) might be a means to prevent your more strict enquiry into the pticulars of that businesse. Now as to the young man, his deportment and carriage at Hambrugh, I am well satisfied about from one Mr. Shepard, with whome he lived t

Letter – Michael Blackett to William Blackett – 18 Mar 1676

Newcastle March 18 1675/6 Honoured Sir I have before mee yours of the 13 present & according to your desire Thereby have payd unto Mr Mathew Cape the Sume of £5: 17: 6 w[hi]ch have placed to your debtt & that you may be certayne of the paym[en]t Thereof I have desired Mr Cape to advise Eliza: Spence of his Receipt of the same, w[hi]ch I am confident will (this Post) bee done accordinge to your desire MB

Letter – Michael Blackett to Thomas Finley – 18 Mar 1676

Newcastle March 18 1675/6 Mr Tho: Finley I have before mee yours of the 14th present w[hi]ch requires little answeringe & soe have less to Inlarge upon, tis very true Jno Eden was most part of this weeke att W Auckland & is not yett come home, when hee doth shall Speake w[i]th him, & advise you in due time, when wee both will bee at <Baswe>, soe desireinge to be remembered To all freinds w[i]th my love to your selfe I remayne MB

Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 18 Mar 1676

Newcastle March 18th 1675/6 Mr Hum: Willet Sr I writt you the 14th present & there withall Remitted you £120 since have Rec[eive]d yours of the same date, for w[hi]ch I doe most heartily thanke you, Though am exceedingly glad that it doth not prove my Nelthorpe, w[hi]ch is under a Cloud if It had, I had beene most undone this takeing all into consideration I am in a measure Sorry that I draw my Bill upon him for Some time before I was Indeaveringe to be hansomly cleare w[i]th him &

Letter – Henry Cavendish to William Blackett – 20 Mar 1676

Sr I perceive by your affectionate Letter of the 4th that you was pleased to come too often to see me at London, Mr. Rushworth did tell me a munday morning you was pleased to come to see me upon Sunday, I shall never need anybody to believe any thing when when you tell me it is soe, I respect and esteem Sr Will Blackett soe much. God willing I intend to goe to Barwick, some time next month, but I will stay there noe longer then to informe myself with the Deficiencies of the Garrison that I may

Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 21 Mar 1676

Newcastle March the 21st 75/6 Srs I have before mee yours of the 3 present w[hi]ch requiring little answer have the less to enlarge upon, onely to desire you to send forward the Inclosed accordinge as itts desired wherein you will oblige MB

Letter – Michael Blackett to John Strother – 21 Mar 1676

Newcastle March the 21st 1675/6 Sr My last to you was of the 3 March To w[hi]ch referrs you Since have Rec[eive]d yours of the 12th past; w[hi]ch requireing little answer have the less att present to Inlardge upon, have onely to advise you that itt seemes your Freind Mr Sam: Souton Cannott as yett dispose of any Tarr & Pitch, hee nott knowinge whether hee will bee Concerned Therein this next yeare or nott Soe I am att a Stand, Butt however doe you offer to loade him w[i]th Daells [?Deal]

Letter – Michael Blackett to William Leck – 21 Mar 1676

Newcastle March 21st 1675/6 Mr Wm Lecke Sr I writt you to Rochell w[hi]ch I hope came safe to your hands Since none from you, soe the less to Inlardge upon I have onely to Advise you, that I can p[ro]cure neither Pitch nor Tarr for you In respect that trade is Monopolized as you know very well & who will bee concerned therein this next yeare, as yett is uncertayne, Soe the business I <doe> wholy leave to your discression, nott doubting but you will Act in every p[ar]ticular to th

Letter – Michael Blackett to Samuel Sowton – 21 Mar 1676

Newcastle March the 21st 1675/6 Mr Samuell Sowton I have before mee yours of the 1<2>th present & accordinge to your desire did deliver the Inclosed unto my Cousin Wm Blackett w[i]th my owne hands, who said little butt that he onely desired answer from you to his of the 14th present – [struck out: from you to his] for answer To the Remaynder of your letter, I doe thanke you for your kinde <proffer>, butt the little profitt that will accreu [accrue] thereby Considering your

Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Nelthorpe – 21 Mar 1676

Newcastle March the 21st 1675/6 Mr Hen Nelthorpe Sr I writt you the 14th past & therewithall chardged upon you a Bill for £120 since none from you soe the less to Inlarge upon this being Cheifely to advise you that if any Bill bee nott payd before the Receipt hereof, nott to pay the same att all, for Esquire Heran hath given me to Content for to Order the non paym[e]nt thereof & I beleeve Mr Willett last Post had order nott to Re<ceive> the same, w[hi]ch I hope hee did acqua

Letter – Henry Cavendish to William Blackett – 24 Mar 1676

Sr I give you many thanks for yours of the 17th and for your kind invitation to your House. I take it very kindly but I desire your pardon for I am resolved to lodg at an Inn, and stay but one night in Newcastle. I hope I shall see you in very good health, I am trult Your most faithfull servt Ogle Wellbeck March the 24th 1675

Letter – Ralph Grey to William Peacock – 25 Mar 1676

March the 25th (1676) Mr Wm Peacoke Sr Yours of the 23 of March came to safe hand I hope Mr Joseph Panell hath sent you your Skins, sent per Thos Richdson who d[elivere]d them to Mr Fitts your Friend. I have ordered Mr Rudd to send with Skins he can gett for you[.] here is now Three & halph doz of Skins which with fifty Kerseys shall ship next week for Rotterdam & a <serge> Mr Krals ordered consigne them to Mr Fitts per your acct. I hope you <received> your Kerseys

Letter – Michael Blackett to Charles Banks – 25 Mar 1676

Newcastle March the 25th 1676 Mr Charles & James Banks My last to you was of the 21st March 75/6 To w[hi]ch referrs you Since have Re[ceive]d your kinde letter of the 14th present w[hi]ch requiring noe more Answer then kinde thankes for your readyness to comply w[i]th my desires have noe more to Inlardge upon Then desire you to send forward the Inclosed In doeing of w[hi]ch you will oblidge MB

Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Willett – 25 Mar 1676

Newcastle March the 25th 1676 Mr Edward Willet Sr I have since my last to you of the 10th March Rec[eive]d yours of the 17th & 24th present both w[hi]ch God willinge I shall now answer In Short, they requireing little or none – by your writings I suppose you believe that in this Country Bees Wax may had upon an houres warneing noe I will assure you tis nott nor can I att present procure one hundred weight neither for love nor money soe you need nott expect any from mee – I am sorre

Letter – Michael Blackett to John Strother – 25 Mar 1676

Newcastle March the 25 1676 SR Mr Jno Strother My last to you was of the 21 March 1675/6 to w[hi]ch referrs you since have Rec[eive]d yours of the 26th past I cannott helpe the deareness of Iron noe reamedy but patience I hope you will buy it for mee as Cheape as you can w[hi]ch is all I can desire, for the length, breadth & thickness of the pann Plates you have allready my Order, soe can say noe more to that peticular Mr Sowton cannott assure mee of any Tarr, soe pray lett my last bee

Letter – Michael Blackett to William Leck – 25 Mar 1676

Newcastle March the 25 1676 Mr Wm Leck Sr My last to you was of the 21st March to w[hi]ch referrs you Since none from you soe the less to Inlarge upon this being chifely to confirme my former, Butt I hope I shall finde you Civill And that you will Indeavour there may bee noe difference betwixt us, w[hi]ch lyes in your power more I cannott writte you then w[ha]t is above, the business well taken Into consideration, I hope will make you plyable To my desire of loadinge Iron & Daells, w[h

Letter – William Blackett to James Standsfield – 26 Mar 1676

Newcastle 26th March 1676 Honnored Sr I wrote you by Frydays post that I intended to take jorney towards the Leed hill on Munday next the 27th pres.t And Intreated you to meet me thair the 29th ditto & to bring with you £50 strg to pay of our men all which I hope shalbe don both by you & myself and this sarves only to second my last. If you cannot come yourself pray send your Mony by Sandy Lister but I could wish these few hollydays you would be pleased to consume in that jorney tha

Account – William Blackett to James Standsfield – 27 Mar 1676

March the 27th 1676 Then begune our Jurney from newcastle to the Lead Mins in Scotland at wanlochheed spent as followeth £- s- d from newcastle to branton 00-04-06 pd for a gid from hartwisell to branton 00-01-06 the 28th 76 pd at branton for our selves all night 00-04-00 pd for our horses all night 00-04-06 pd for a gid betwext b

Letter – William Blackett to James Standsfield – 29 Mar 1676

Leed Hill Recaved then of Mr Wm Dunbar for accot of Sr James Standsfeild the som of fortye pond sterling being in part for his part concerning the charges of the leed myns at Wanloch heed Wm Blackett

Letter – Ralph Grey to William Peacock – 30 Mar 1676

Newcastle March the 30: 1676 Mr Wm. Peacoke Sr my last to you was the 25 Instant per post wherin I gave you an accoumpt of Thom: Richardsons sailing for Amstardam, but since I here he hath taken a fr[e]ight for Hambor so have sent you the two packs by one John: Salmon Master of the Friends Adventure of Whitby, the packs being packt before that the skins came had not the oppertunity of sending of them but shall per the first ship send them with what cums more not else but present but t

Letter – William Blackett to James Standsfield – 30 Mar 1676

Leed hill 30th March 1676 Honnored Sr Yrs of the 28th pres't by Mr Dunbar full frieghted With apolegies for Yr not Coming to the Wanloch head as this time som of wh' are Weighty others could have been Dispensed with However I am of so good an nature that I shall pass by such small things. I Cannot answer your Letter in every pticular [as] I Cannot stir abrod this day so Cannot give you [missing word] wt Condishon the Mines are in . 2ly) I pay not our [missi

Letter – Ralph Grey to William Peacock – 1 Apr 1676

April the 1st 1676 Mr Wm: Peacocke yours of the 31st March came to hand wherein I perceive you receivd the 38 p Brandy <well condeconed> the <Palrit .. .> the viniger that you have sould twenty three pc of them and per nixt you will give me an accompt of the sayle of the rest, I praye Remet moneys to your Corespondent in London and I shall charge bills from Hence upon the acct I <reend> for here is a dead trade for goods, and fishers are fitting against the next mont

Account – John Curtis to James Standsfield – 1 Apr 1676

Disburst for sevarll things bought and brought for the use of the Leadmines at Wanlochhead from the 20th of nov 1675 till and with the first of Aprill 1676 £- s- d William Macall for 24 hundered of Stoprise at 1d per hundered 00-08-00 William Mecall 27 horse of settwood at half Mark per horse 00-15-00 George Latimore 29 horse of settwood at ditto 00-16-01 George Latimore 14 horse of coales at 8d per horse 00-09-04 J

Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 4 Apr 1676

Newcastle Aprill the 4 1676 Mr Hum: Willett & Compa[ny] Sr I have before mee yours of the 18: 23d and 30 past all w[hi]ch I shall now Answer (God Willinge) In short for I am well satisfied of your receipt of the £120: - : - : and may please to take notice that this day I have vallued upon you one hundred pounds St<erling> payable 6 d[ays] sight To Mr Henry Ashurst or order vallew of Mr Thomas Foster, w[hi]ch pray lett be complyed w[i]thall accordinge to itts contents for the oth
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