Letters – Michael Blackett to Peter Bar – 11 Oct 1681

Document Type: Letters
Date: 11 Oct 1681
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Bar
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Peter Bar								Newct 8ber 11th 81


att my return out in the Country mett wth yor of the 20th past wth the Inclosed from Chris Blackett and returne you many thankes for the great care you have of my businesse but I must heartily begg yor excuse If I have as good an opinion of Chris Blackett as you have of Mr Marcade, and I am really satisfyed tht he has the bill of saile but keeps itt thinking to gett a piece of money from me before he deliver itt soe will not p[ar]t wth itt even for the purpose, but he shall never have a farthing of me soe begging of you to continue still yor care in the business I kisse yor hands and 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