Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 4 Jun 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Jun 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Newby June 4 1711


      I p[er]ceive by yours that James Clarke told you there was but 101 p[iece]s of Lead in the Cellar & that the wherriemen brought down lately 11 p[iece]s with 40 & fifty formarly 

      You may remember last year I had 210 p[iece]s in the Cellar and a hundreed of them was sent to my son John as James Clarke can Informe you & 77 sold to Mr Fenwick so that there must then remaine 33 p[iece]s so be sure you satisfie me in it in your next for I know this to be right fail not to send me a bill for £50 at 10 or 15 days after date & acq[ain]t me whether Mr Rodgers be at London or not & how his <match> goes foreward as allso whether you designe for Stagshaw bank I am In hast[e] 

      Your assured fre[in]d

To Mr James Mewburne

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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