Letter – Edward Blackett to Jacob Peart – 13 Jul 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Jul 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jacob Peart
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      July 13

Honest Jacob

I Perceive by yours on the 10th that you have been at warsebourn [probably Warksburn] & designs as soon as geo Dods is at home to be there againe hasten down all the slag lead while the wayes are good would willingly have several bargaines of the wastes let now against the beginning of Sept for about that time we shall have water Enough & may continue all winter excepting a hard frost when any leases are taken it belongs allways for the tennants to pay for the lease & counterp[ar]t & all other writings that are requisite to be drawn however there is not like to be any Difference amongst for such such a trifle there is a great many of them Concernd so it is but a small matter a price not worth nameing I hertily wish that the forefield may prove as good & better than ever it was in my time for should never grudge their bargains tho they got £10000 each partner you may be Assured what you wrote to me about any Concerne goes no Further

I am your assured friend

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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