Letter – Edward Blackett to Henry Tulip – 2 Dec 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Dec 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Henry Tulip
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      2 december 1714

Honest Harry

      I Recd yrs of 26th wth the acct of lead laying at the mill, there will be a great deduction for want of weight at of pay wch will not please Loraine, nor them tht I blame tht dresses the dead heaps, I blame the Smelters most, who are a pack of very great knaves for makeing such abominable wt wch besure tell thm, I doubt not but you have seen R. Waugh before this time, I wish you could send me a lusty young fellow in his roome, & send him away immediately, for I have very great occasion

      I am

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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