Letter – Edward Blackett to Henry Tulip – 7 Feb 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Feb 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Henry Tulip
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      7 Febr 1714/5

H Tulip

      I Recd yrs of the 3d wherein you mention tht there is 15 tun of lead smelted of the dead heaps, I dare say there is ? the quantity, so besure you be more careful & go up wth mr Dixon to the Mill, & count all the pieces Exactly & let me have the number of thm, & then guess how much the pay, you know there are always 16 ps to the Tun, I never heard of tht fallowfd house wanted repairing till yr last letter, so let me know what time of the  year the houses was Slated & from from whence the slaits came from, formerly the tenants always led the slaits wth their own carriages, when the houses or stables wanted repairing, faile not to give me an answer of this letter, by a line by the first post to 

      yr assured friend

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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