Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Allen – 15 Jan 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Jan 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Allen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle Jan 15th

Mr Ed: Allen


I have before me yours ot the 11th with m<uch> ado have driven my miller up to 3s 6d for your pease but God knows he cannot pay you your mo[ney] in London for he hath no friends there nor will not be bound to do it he will pay Ready mo[ney] here upon delivery so if you approve of this upon your answer I shall make a bargaine I could not remitt you your money under 2 p[er]%  <Lose> you know w[ha]t you could doe as for Charging upon me for if you could charge upon me though it were at sight your Bills should be <……> for I am sure my miller will pay well now do w[ha]t you please as to that If In case I were <bid..> 2s p[er] Bus[hell] for your Beanes should I venture to sell any thereof yea or no I desire your advise I am MB

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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