Letter – Michael Blackett to Peter Barr – 7 Jan 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Jan 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Barr
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Peter Barr


I cannot but acknowledge my selfe very much Obliedged unto you for both your kind letters of the 29th 9ber and the 23d past I wish the Heavens would be so favourable unto me as that some opertunity might present wherein I might Imploy my selfe in your service that thereby you might se[e] how Ready I would be to make you a Retaliatione in some measure for all your kindnesses being Impossible to satisfie you the whole In your letter I have an Inclosed from Mr Allaire whome I have Informed as to w[ha]t he desired and questions not but shall find him to Content so wishing you a good New yeare I remaine 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