Letter – Edward Blackett to James Mewburn – 4 Nov 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Nov 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: James Mewburn
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      4 Novbr 1714


      Am glad to perceive by yors if Mr Fenwick has promised to weigh off the Lead in a little Time, besure you fail not to speak to the Newburn Wherrymen, & let thm know at their perrill they do not bring down the Lead wth all possible speed order the case of glass to be ship’d in any Hull vessel directed for Mr  Alderman Fenwick mercht in Hull to be sent to Sr Yorke for Sr Edwd Blacket besure you see glass writ on the Top of the Box wch will make the Watermen take more care of it, I have writ this day, to mr  Fenwick to desire him to send me two Bills for  - 100 each payable to me or my order at 15 or -20- days after date, & besure you acqut him, not to fail to se Inclose thm to me, by the first post 

      Have bought the Land at Mulwith wch makes me have more then ordinary occasion for moneys at this time, send me 20- or -30 Beadnal Codlins sowed up in any peice of matt or Hopp Bagg by the Rippon Carrier, if you hear any thing more abt Morpeth let me have it by the next post I am

      Yr 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