Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Forster – 8 Oct 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Oct 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Forster
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
  • Transcription
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
      October 8


I have the favour of your letter am sorry shud be Absent when you Designe me a visit & hope you will oblige me with your Company when you go southward I perceive you stand for the County of Northum[berland] & am glad you take so worthy a Gent[leman] for your partner as Capt Ogle & you may both Depend upon my Interest Could wish had Longer time to make it much better for your service

All this family gives you their humble service & believe me allways S[i]r

      Your most humble servt

For Tho Forster Esqr These [presents]

Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
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