Letter – Edward Blackett to Mrs Gray – 3 Jun 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Jun 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mrs Gray
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      June 3

Mrs Gray

Lett me know by the Bearer your lowest price of a h[ogs]head of Mountangne White, as also the difference you make in the price betwixt Lisbon & Port White, As soon as there’s water shall order some wine from you, For the Weather is so hott the wine lying so long in the boat does it great prejudice write me an Answer of this Letter by the post, for twill be much sooner here than the Bearer for the coming up to B[orough]bridge is uncertain, With my Service to you both

I am your assured friend to serve you

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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