Letter – Edward Blackett – 14 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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December 14 1710


We are all very much obligd to you for the concerne you have for my dear daughter Blackets Illness who is so Extream weak that all people thinks it Impossible she should live long I thanke god last night she had a better night then she’s had for a long time for on Munday and Tuesday last she was more likely to die then live am very sorry that you should happen to have the Gout at this time for in case my poor Daughter should die as I thincke she cant possibly live long your Company would be absolutely necessary to Comfort my wife in her great affliction Am Concerned for Mrs Trotters weakness as allso for the great affliction you are in, pray god Comfort us all I am Sr

Your obliged humble servt

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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