Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 18 Nov 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Nov 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      Am glad to perceive by yor that all my lead is not anoely broug[ht] down but weiged of t’is the word weight by much of any that I ever had brought to Newcastle will make thm that’s concernd make not onely the weight good but allow me both in the Carrage and Wherry hire what is thought reasonable when I make a pay at fallowfield which will be at xmas

      acqt me by the first post what the wherry men and Carrage hire will come to for we shall have very small matters to do with them here after I need not remind you to get up the rents as soon as possiable you can, and Send the fish by the Carrier as soon as they come to your hand

      I am your 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