Letters – Michael Blackett to Matthew Skinner – 22 Jan 1681

Document Type: Letters
Date: 22 Jan 1681
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Skinner
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Matthew Skinner						Newctl January the 22nd 80/81


Att my returne out in the Country doe meete wth yors of the 13th Instant, and In answer to wch may please take notice tht wtever mr Bar and you have agreed you to be abated I am very well content, but as for the letter wch you say you wrote me, to wch I gave you noe answer I will assure you I never reed any such wch if I had I should not have neglected the answering of itt in due time for tis not my use soe to doe except my business in the Country be the causer of itt, I shall not faile God willing to shipp yor 300 ps Leed, and att as reasonable tearms as I can In the Interim <I crave> leave & remaines


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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