Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 22 Jul 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Jul 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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      22 July 1714


	 I perceive by yors that the Newburn men has not bought any of my Lead from the Halfe way as Yett, besure you goe up by the very first, & let them know I take it mighty ill, for I might have lett the carriage of it much cheaper then what I gave them, & in case they will not take the old price you ,ust tell them you can let it to others Cheaper, from them goe to Fallowfield & receive what person Bentham & the plumer is indebted to me, Mr Browns note is very Extravagant you may acquaint him from me, that I may have in a very short time, some business at Law & designes to Employ him all ways in my business, & that I doubt not but he’l make you a reasonable Bill soe that I have order’d you to pay him, which I doubt not w[he]n you tell him it but may bring him to yor own Terms. Acquaint me by the very first post, what number of pieces of Lead I have in the Seller, & what quantity at Newburn, for I hope to get them sold in a short time

      I am Yor assured Friend

acquaint me wheither Sr John & you have had any discourse since his Comeing down & if Mrs Pool be come with him, when you goe to Fallowfield besure you give me a particular acct of all my Affairs their

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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