Letter – Edward Blackett to James Clark – 31 Aug 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 Aug 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Clark
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Augt 31

Mr Clarke

The bearer John Thorp is the boatsman I recommended to you for carrying down your load I know him to be a very honest man & you may depend upon his honesty & Carefullness and I know my brother Yorke cannot be better servd then by him he has at present a Couple of boats & if there were occasion would have another with my humble service to my brother york his Lady and family I am

      Your assured friend to serve you

To Mr Clarke Thes[e] [presents] Richmond

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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