Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 4 Jun 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Jun 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      June the 4

Honest Will

      Upon Rec[eip]t hereof Deliver to Harry Tulip what Harriots I have due to me from my several [Tenants] I hope them that’s due by your fathers Death are very good ones, for I do know that he always us’d to have very good Oxen & I believe he would not <suffer> them to be sold in his sickness to deprive me of my Just Right

      I wonder I have not heard from you of a long time I desird you always to write what passes in your Country at least once a Month to

      Your Assured friend

Lett me know what Mr Ridley’s Lead mines makes out & what Expense you Judge he has been putt to since he begun to Work, & what q[uantit]y of oar he may have gott  

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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