letter – Edward Blackett – 23 Oct 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 23 Oct 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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      23 Octr 1713


I know you Cannot take it ill in acquainting you you that the militia in the North Riding of horse and foot hath been up last week and one part at one place of the Riding & sume at another so hearing nothing from yourself nor yor nephew maleverer of late obliges me to send you this Inclosed I should be very sorey to do an unmannerly thing to mr Billingham but hearing nothing from you of late you cannot blame me you would Certainly have been made a bearrer to a Leiuetenant for half a horse but I prvented it & assured that he would have been pay’d yearly so I would advise to desire your nephew to Come over to Newby & give me what I think is reasonable to bye me a horse which will not be nigh the sume that you are Indebted to me & will be oblig’d to pay upon this account if I hear nothing from you you must Excuse me if I take other methods which I should be very sorey for 

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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