Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 11 Jan 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jan 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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January 11 1710/11


      I rec[eive]d your Letter yesterday which should have come on monday you formerly advised of something that was sent by the Carrier to my daughter Christian from her Aunt Mitford theres no such thing come to hand & he has never rec[eive]d any thing so be sure you Inquire after itt

      Yesterday my dear daughter Blacket dyed which is a great affliction to thiss poor family 

I am your assured freind

      Give my service to Sr J Delavall & acq[uain]t him with the death of his neice likewise my cosen Simpsons family & my sister Mitford

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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