Letter – Edward Blackett to Jacob Peart – 30 Nov 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Nov 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jacob Peart
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Nov 30

Honest Jacob

I was very well pleasd to read your letter by the first post Informe me how many fathom this vaine lies from any other part of the field that was formarly wrought where they got ore as allso w[ha]t fathom of Levell they may have when the came to the vaine also acq[uain]t me how many washers you have at the Dead heaps & w[ha]t progress Mr Loraine makes let all my lead lie at Fallowfeild but w[ha]t the undertakers will have lead for that I can best reckon with them at Newcastle for they have now water enough at the Mill & I doubt not but you will see them go forward with their business

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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