Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Errington – 21 Jan 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jan 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Errington
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir          								Janry 21

      I Recd yrs of the 19th and am very willing to make a bargain for all the Grove wasts dead Heaps & <Cuttings>, So let me know what you’ll give for them all together by the Lump, or what I shall give you for Smelting of them, provided you be obliged to go to the very bottom, and thro’ every great heap at Every Shaft, In case you by them by the Lump you have a Harth etc one week in every month during the Smelting of all yr Waste and what Slaggs you make of the Works you may have  the Slagg Harth for smelting yr slaggs  As soon as Loraine has performed his bargain, wch will be a long time before you have occasion to smelt yr Slaggs, pray give a line of yr Resolution first post to  yr Assured friend & humble servt

Mr Tho. Errington att Errington nigh Hexham

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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