Letters – Michael Blackett to James Burkin – 24 Jan 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 24 Jan 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Burkin
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jam: Burkin and Compy                      		ditto    


Inclosed is a bill for £275 wch will dischardge the Forreign bill you have upon mee for £275:  you may have protested by reason of my two long visiting my friends, but I hope you have here a greater Cure of my Credit, I would not for £20: itt should be soe, but if itt be, seeing you are now satisfied I intreat you to make the best of itt you can, and lessen the discredit as much as is possible of     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