Letter – Edward Blackett to Mrs Vavasour – 29 Sep 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Sep 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mrs Vavasour
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Madam          								7ber 29

      I am very sorry I cannot serve Mr Vavasour at Martinmas with what you desire being I am at a very great charge with my Lead mines, and this <warr impedes the Sale> of Lead that I am forc’d to borrow moneys mySelfe to carry on that Chargeable Work     With my humble Service to Yr Master and Mr Vavasour,   I am Madam, yr very humble servt.

To  Mrs Vavasour These p’sent

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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