Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 7 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      December 7


I rec[eive]d yours with a bill for fifty pounds I know tis a very good one have given you Credit for it I perceive Mr Wilkinson is willing to keep my part of the Cellar in his hand. Upon rec[eip]t of this go to Feathstone & Reah & acq[ain]t them that if they will goe sharers with me & pay their proportion I will continue the Cellar & in case they will not I do not know well how I can doe without it because the scales Beams & weights are my owne Inclosd you have the foule draught returned have p[er]used it & like it very well only there is one Clause which I doe not well understand that is am obliged to pay for 200 Load of Lime & Coals to burne it withall & they are only obligd to Lay on 120 but whether that 120 be to be paid for their own Charge or be part of the two hundred do not well understand

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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