Letter – John Blackett to John Wilkinson – 26 Mar 1713

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Mar 1713
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: John Wilkinson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 192
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Cousin Wilkinson                                         Newby  26 March 1712/3

Sr	Inclosed Send you the Acct of lead as also your Acct Currt wch please to peruse & let me know assoon as possible how you find it, for my father is uneasy till all is done & the 200 <last ps> Mr V Meel Sold have writ to him to know what he pd me out of them but I think was 180 or 200 gl at most, am Certain have lost above 300 gl my Self in Warehouse hire for was forced to keep 2 Warehouse when Mr V Meel first took the lead into his hands & was obliged to keep them the year out, pray if you find any Mistake let me know for would willingly Set my books right

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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