Letter – Edward Blackett to George Mowbray – 4 Oct 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Oct 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: George Mowbray
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Mr Dixon

	Inclosed is a Letter to Mr Mowbray wch I desire you’l take care to send it safe to him, it is to desire him to come to Newby that I make you & the rest of the undertakers better terms in working of Fallowfield mines

	I am Your Assured Friend

For Mr Dixon in Hexham Northumberland


Mr Mowbray

	I had a Letter lately from Mr Featherstone who desires in behalfe of himself & the rest of the undertakers that they may have better Terms for the working of Fallowfield mines, so I desire Mr Featherstone to give you an Acct of it & that I would discourse wth none upon the Affair but yourself, so if you please to come to Newby you may be Assured of a Hearty welcome from		

	Your Assured Friend

For Mr Geo Mowbray at Allen Heads
Dixon was apparently a grocer in Hexham supplying the Allendale mines and thus able to carry a letter to Mowbray, agent to Sir William Blackett at Allenheads

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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