Letter – Edward Blackett to Christopher Blackett – 21 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Christopher Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Dec 21 1710

Dear Kitt,

	Our Chockalet is almost all gone so my wife desires you will send her down 20 pound by the post carrier it must not be all <Nutt> nor <p’fumed> but the ordinary sort that is made up well biggar which she likes the best. When you come into the Country bring my acct with you that we may set straight let me know about what time you designe to be here. Your poor sister Blackett so dangerously ill that most people think she cannot possibly live long with my blessing to you I am

	Your most affect father

Pay to your brother Nedde <…> for <…> small things <which> be bring <..>

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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