Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Maister – 18 Nov 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Nov 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Maister
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
  • Transcription
  • Notes
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
Mr Hen[ry]: Maister      Ditto [Newcastle 18 November 1676]


formerly I have had the happinese of Corresponding a little with you, w[hi]ch Emboldens mee to write you these few lines desiring att your Leasure that if you still bee in the way of trade, you would please to advise mee the price of all sorts of Iron with you; especially sock mouldes, Coulter mouldes, pann plaites and stroker plaites I doe not question but iff a quantity bee desired you can procure mee as cheape as any other or recommend mee to one that can doe itt your answer pray afford unto

1. ‘Sock’ and ‘Coulder’ and ‘Mo[u]ld board’ are parts of a plough. Pann plates could be plates for building salt-pans for salt production from salt water

Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
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