Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 17 Aug 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Aug 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Augt 17


      The Inclosed p[er]use & send to Will Armstrong I perceive by a letter by the last post from Jacob that he had sent from the mill 210 pieces of my wast[e] lead & the next day would go down to see it was all got to Newburne let me know w[ha]t p[iece]s of Lead there is in the Cellar & In what the wherrie men may Judge there is at Newburne

      The Country keeping of Northumberland is allwayes let the Day the Judges goes from Newcastle acq[uain]t who has taken it & w[ha]t sum they give will Lowes told me he would not meddle with it any more tho I don’t know how to believe him acq[ain]t with the price of Lead I am

      Your assured friend

To Ja[mes]

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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