Letter – Edward Blackett to John Benson – 15 Nov 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Nov 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Benson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
  • Transcription
  • Notes
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
Mr Benson

Ive Returned you the Collectors letter & pray when you see him give my humble service & thanks to him if the Comissioners had given me Liberty I should not have made use of it for have made a tryal of the Barley it is so bad it will not make malt I am in haste

      Your [struck out: ‘humble’] servt

For Mr John Benson officer of Excise in Ripon
undated but between others of 13th and 15th Nov. 15th used here.

Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
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