Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Allen – 18 Feb 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Feb 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Allen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Ed: Allen


I have before me yours of the 12 present the Contents have well observed I hope ere this you have received the acct of youre pease so shall dayly expect youre order aboute remitting the neete proceed thereof if you could draw it upon me it would do admirable well for you order me to remitt it I se[e] no probabil[it]y of procureing a Bill under 2p[er]% at least as p[e]r your <Graine> Indeed I thinke no greaine will turne to acct with us this next summer this is my opinion but I Refer it to better judgement Interim I neither can nor will councell you to make any provitione for this markett with No sort of Greane whatsoever do w[ha]t you please for others this I advise you of as a friend at Stockton Rye is a very <Dragge> & here Likewise and In a word all other sorts of Graine is the very same at present 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