Letter – Edward Blackett to Mr Messenger – 25 Oct 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Oct 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mr Messenger
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      25 Octobr 1715

Mr Messenger

I desire you will speak to that boatman that furnishs you wth coals to send me up a boat load or 2 as soon as possibly he can for now the ways are much better then they will be for several months, pray by the first post let me know what you have done & when I may Expt the Coals & the price you have bargaind for I hope to see you at York a little after Martinmass wth my Service to the Neighbourhood I am, 

      Your obligd f[rien]d & S[ervan]t

If your friend cannot Serve me acqt me that I may furnish myself Else where

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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