Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 1 May 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 May 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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May 1 1711

Dear Kitte

      I wrote you four Letters but rec[eive]d answers none of them which I take mighty Ill I rec[eive]d this day the <T> Barley & P Barley Jorden Almonds Dates & Pistatia Nutts but as for the former Parcells of Oranges Lemmon & Jam[aic]a Ginger I hear nothing of them & the Carriers saith there is no such thing in the warehouse so upon rec[eip]t of this Letter order the book keeper of the warehouse to be arested for them for they are never like to come to my hands I hope you are more Carefull in your other Concernes for you have been very negligent in this write me a line by the very first with where the neglect is I am

      Your most Affect[ionate] father

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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