Letter – Edward Blackett to Mrs Ward – 14 Nov 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Nov 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Mrs Ward
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Mrs Ward       								Novr. 14

      Pray ordr Anthony <Chipping> who you hired for me to come to Newby with all possible speed, I wish that Servt. which you writ me lately of have not disposed of himself for I want another good Servt. and would give £5 provided he can write, and is honest and <faithfull> a servt as I know Chippen has been to me, So yr Answer by the very first post for news of my Servt stays till I have yr <assur’nce>     

      I am yr Assrd friend to serve you.   My daughters are both well.

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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