Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 15 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dec 15 1710

Dear <Kitt>

      The <abovesaid> is a Copy of my last I doubt it did not come to your hand because the last carrier brought a barrel of Oysters be sure you send no more for this open weather they will not Keep and the Carrier is very unreasonable for the bringing of them

      Your Sister Blacket I thanke god this two dayes has been something better then she was which makes us have some hopes of her recovery I designe in the spring in case she live so long to send hir to the bath and that may perhaps perfectly recover hir upon rec[eip]t of this letter be sure you give a line to

      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