Letter – Edward Blackett to William Jones – 27 Jul 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Jul 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Jones
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      July 27 1710


      Am very sorry to hear of your Kinsman Mr Bewicks Death it was a great surprise to me because I never heard of his sickness

      My son Kit will be at Durham on munday next so I Desire you will Introduce him to the ablest Grocers in Town I Dispair of my Journey Northward as I Designd for I have had lately & has at present a severe fit of the Gravel upon me so I believe shall Defer that Journey to a much Longer time all here gives you their service & believe me allwayes

      Your assured friend & servt

For Mr Jones

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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