Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 19 Apr 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Apr 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Apr 19


      I hope you got well home be sure you fail not to send me a bill by Saturday nights post for the ballance of Mr Featherstones Acct & let me know Certainly whether ever there was Difference in the Marke of the lead that was made by the Undertakers it is much better if there be no Difference for then they may Dispose of my part with their own we had here yesterday the severest raine that Ever I see in this time of the year in my life & the ways are as deep or deeper for a Carriage then they were any time in winter I hope you have no such wet weather in Northumberland If you had Ime afraid there will little Lead Come in for some time

Acq[uain]t me whether any is come in this year spring & what Quantity I am

      Your Assured freind

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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