Letter – Edward Blackett to James Clark – 2 Oct 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Oct 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Clark
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Honest James

	I have desired Mr Fenwick to give you orders to weigh off his 300 pieces of Lead the Beginning of the weeke, & if he has a minde to have the remainder wch is in the Cellar, you may weigh them off likewise, I believe there is but a small number of pieces, as soon as the Cellar is clear shall order the remainder of my Lead to be brought from Newburn, for by no means wou’d have any more Lead brought into the Cellar, till whats in be all weighed off, & when that’s done pray give me an acct of what number of pieces & weight Mr Fenwick has had of me of late, I am

	Your Assured Friend

For James Clarke

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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