Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 4 Apr 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Apr 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      I rec[eive]d yours of the 31 with the acct you give me of Fallowfeild mines am very glad they prove so well

      have been of late very much out of order but I thank god am now very much better I would have you Come to Newby by next week by reason my wife & I goes to yorke very shortly for ten or fifteen days time give me a line by Saturday nights post w[ha]t time you think youl be at Newby know of James Clarke w[ha]t Quantity of the undertakers lead is come down & whether any of mine be come down or not know likewise of Mr Featherstone w[ha]t Quantity of my Lead wh they sold with their own as allso Enquire of James Clarke which I beleive he can Informe you
Undated but between 29th March and 6th April. 4th April used here, allowing enough time for letter of 31st March to reach Newby

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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