letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 7 Sep 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 7 Sep 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Honest Will                   					Sept[ember] 13 1713

      I peceive by y[ou]rs of the 31 that you think you Shall be Straightened to get moneys of the Tenants to pay Mr Loraine for the ten tun of lead, w[hi]ch I very much wonder at, I hope by thus time you have got most of y[ou]r harvest Inn, so acquain[t] the Tenants that you are to come to Newby to set the last half year Streight, & that you must of necessuty have all the Arrears, or otherwise you must pay it out of y[ou]r own pocket,

      mr Driffield is very positive that the advise he gave you concerning the Wood is right that you need not trouble any other counsil about it, so you need not value their threats should be glad to hear offner from you & how the price of corn & Cattle Rules w[i]th you, I am

      y[ou]r assured Friend to Serve you

I am glad you have got Urwins money Am sure his bondsmen ought to have paid Intrest for it, I perceive Browns & Compa[ny] Sixty pound John Coyne Sixteen pound is not due till next New years day & Tho[mas] Sparke Sixty pound is due next decemb[e]r, Ralph pattison is to pay Thirty five pound Next New years day & he is to pay other Thirty five pound that time twelve month acquaint me if any others are oweing for wood & when payable

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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