Letter – Michael Blackett to James Cooke – 19 Oct 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Oct 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Cooke
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr James Cooke    Ditto [Newcastle 19 October 1676]


Yo[u]rs of the 18th this day I have Rec[eive]d and am verrey sorey that I can nott answer yo[u]r expectation for att this time I am in yo[u]r condition more ready to give billes then take for money is now soe scarce here as I never see itt in all my life for if one would give more then ordinary advance; I can nott advise you either how or where to bee furnished for yo[u]r bill In this place I am


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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