Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 11 Nov 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Nov 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      I perceive from yrs that the wherrymen has brought down -560- peices  & will bring down the remainder on Monday or Tuesday next, wch will be glad to hear Confer[m]d, I perceive that mr Fenwick has weighed of 300 peices, & is much concerned at the Ill weight, it is much more my loss, he pays for no more thn what he has, so upon recept of this Letter write a chideing Letter to mr Loraine abt the weight & order him to acquaint the smelters that smelts the waste to make better weight hereafter or otherwise it will be their loss

      I am

I perceive you have Employed a Friend to buy me -40- Beadlin Codlings, you need not to have [struck out: ‘countermanded yor order’] Contradicted yor order Fail not to write every Saturday night a Line 

	To Yr

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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