Letter – Michael Blackett to Michael Clipsham – 1 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Michael Clipsham
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 8ber primo

Mr Michl Chipsham


I have none of yours to answer so the lesse to inlarge upon this being Chefly to advise you that Tho: Dickisson is now with me but we had such Cruell blowing wether for these 3 or 4 dayes by past that it was impossible for me to Get one Coale aboard of him or the prunes out as yet the other day there was severall keeles sunck in the River but this morning God be Thanked it is pretty Calme soe that I hope before n[igh]t not only to have the prunes out but alsoe to have him Loaden as much as he will Load with me p]er] next post shall write you more at large in the meane Time remane 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