Letter – Edward Blackett to Leonard Bentham – 10 Apr 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Apr 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Leonard Bentham
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Honest Mr Bentham

      I Rec[eive]d yours of Mr Loraine & I thank you over & over for the plaine & good Acct you give me of my mines which pray god Continue when any thing happens at the mines be sure you give me an acct of it however let me a have a line from you once in 14 days 

      Acq[uain]t harry Tulip that it is my order that he give you w[ha]t wood you have occasion for to make Gates & have orderd Mr Loraine to tell harry the same have given Mr Loraine a shilling to drink my health with you I am
undated but between others of 10th and 11th April. 10th used here

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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