Letter – Edward Blackett – 26 Sep 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Sep 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      Am very glad to hear you had a good journey & found all your family well I hope you have Shipt me a bagg of hops long before this, let me know the Mastr & Ships name, as also the price of lead, & whether you can sell 7 or 800 p[iece]s if I send them to londn as soon as I have disposed of my lead can let you have bills but not soonr acqt me if the bill of Exch. become to your hand that I send to my Ld Warrington

      I wish you could do a poor fellow a kindness that is now in goal [jail] & likely to remain their, for he is not worth a farthing, his case you have on the other side of your letter, if you could hear of any one that is well acquainted wth the man, & would prevail wth him to take his proposals, two of his honest neighbours would lay down the money for him, so make it your business, for it would be a very g[rea]t act of charity, wth my blessing to your self & family I am

      It is Mills of Ripon my poor Clock maker---

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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