Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 1 Jul 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Jul 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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								1st July 1714


      I perceive by yors that Henry Tulip, did not meet you as you expected to make an end wth the Lead Carriers, wch I take very ill from him, however by this time I hope he has given you a meeting, & that you have made an End wth them wch I would very willingly have done, I hope you have Set on the Lead Carriers again, & agreed wth a man a Newburn to take an Account of the pieces, & pyleing of them, besure you receive the moneys of Mr Bentham & <Kell>, I perceive they demand 8d p fother at Whitley Quarry, acquaint me who it belongs to, I doubt not but to have at my Lord Dukes at – 4d, Soe if Whitley belong to my Lord Duke I woud have you goe to Mr Green & acqt him wth it, that I hope he will let me have it at – 4d as formerly

      I would have you Send me a bill for L 100 drawn by an Extraordinery good hand, payable to me or my order I hope you may get it drawn at 20 days after date wch is time long enough, I hear that Mr Wm Carr comes down by Sea wth Sr John, & Mrs Rogers is goeing to the Bath, & will not hereafter live wth Sr John – I am

	Yor 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