Letter – Michael Blackett to James Cooke – 27 Nov 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Nov 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Cooke
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr James Cooke


I was at Stockton upon Sunday last where I went a purpose to kisse your hands and to give you thanks for the many kindnesses which you have done me but you were not at home if you could spare me a bill for 5 or £600 or procure me bills for the same you would doe me a great kindnesse pray Inquire of your neighbours & se[e] w[ha]t you can doe for me Mr Wels Mr Atkinson or some of your quakers I am Confident may be able to help me I am in hast[e] Sr 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