Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 9 Feb 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Feb 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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James    								Febry 9  1709

      Am glad to perceive by yrs that Mr Fenwick will Weigh of the Lead as it comes down, fail not to write to Jacob to hasten it down with all speed, So that it may be put into money to make a clear Pay, you should likewise write a sharp Lettr to the East Carriers for I perceive there’s a good quantity lyes there for the West Carriers will not suffer any to lye at the mill in case the Ways be any thing passable   Lett me know what Led’s in Cellar, and write a line to Will Lowes that we shall have a pay about the beginning of March and that he fail not to have all the Rents and Arrears of Rents ready against that time, Should be glad to hear what Answer you have from <Will> Armstrong    I am yr Assrd friend

Mr Ja. Mewburne  Seat Del

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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