Letter – Michael Blackett to Matthew Lamb – 13 Oct 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Oct 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Lamb
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Math[ew]: Lamb:     Newcastle 8ber [October] : the : 13th : 1676


      Att my Returne from the Leed Mines I doe meete w[i]th yo[u]rs of the 2d present w[i]th an account of the time of yo[u]r Fayre w[hi]ch doth fall very ill out however I will God willinge come if possible if nott I thinke to trouble you w[i]th 2 Horsses about w[hi]ch I shall say noe more for when I thinke on you will bee here before that time if you hold yo[u]r promisse for our Fayre beginnes next Weddnesday pray doe w[ha]t you will w[i]th Stephenson about the broaken Slate; I leave itt to you and w[ha]t you doe itt shall content mee I finds by w[ha]t you write that you may bringe him to 25S easily ~

      I shall expect my Mother over the latter end of the next weeke att farthest; to whome remember mee heartily; wee are God be thanked both well hopeinge this will find you soe two 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