Letter – Edward Blackett to Matthew Featherstone – 2 Jun 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Jun 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Featherstone
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sirs                                						Jun 2 1709

      Am much obliged to you for the £50 bill which yr partner sent me, I hope my Steward has paid you for it by this time.  We shall now most certainly have a Glorious Peace, and then I hope we shall have have a good trade & Lead will advance in price, you may depend to have the first offer being my Selfe & Compy                yr very Humble Servant


Hon Mr Featherstone & Compy Merchants In Newcastle

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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