Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 7 Sep 1710

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


      I Rec[eive]d yours on the 7 & I wish the wherriemen may yet be as good as their wordes in bringing down all my lead on munday or Tuesday last as they promist you I wish they may bring it all down by friday night so that you may give me an acct of the number of pieces by Saturday nights post

      I percieve Mr Rogers has been at the Lodge lately for some few dayes it was allwayes my opinion that it would be a <match> at last Acq[ain]t me whether he has been there since let me know who stands for knight this year for the County who for Morpeth & who for Newcastle give my service to Mr Brumel & know if he Deliverd my letter to my nephew Blacket which I Inclosd to him last post & acq[uain]t me likewise whether my nephew lay at my Ladys hous[e] & w[he]n she Designs for London & whether do[e]s. S[i]r John & his family go to London this <winter> or not

      I am Your assured friend

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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