Letter – Edward Blackett to Jacob Peart – 9 Feb 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Feb 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Jacob Peart
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Ho. Jacob      								Febry 9

      I am glad to perceive by yrs that you have lett one bargain of the Cuttings at  Crosscow to Six People at £5.24 to the Tonne, I hope yr next will give me an Acct. that you have lett a great many more bargains of the newer Cuttings & the more people you Employ so the sooner they perform their work the better

      Should be mighty glad to hear when you begin yr Journey into Weardale, and be sure you prevail with as many lusty strong Workmen as possibly you can to come to Fallowfield, and you’ll Employ them all at the old Wasts, I hope if this Weather continue you’ll get all done at the Mill in a very short time, and yr Lead to Mewburne so that we may have a clear Pay wch is the great desire of yr Assur’d friend

      As soon as all’s gott from the mill Acqt me what you Judge the Pay may come to 

Mr Jacob Peart

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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