Letter – Edward Blackett to John Wilkinson – 11 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Wilkinson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      December 11 1710


By John Chapman the Ripon Carrier I have sent you a Roule of Brawne which I hope will prove good I[t] has been 3 or 4 Dayes in sauce pray order your Servt to have sauce ready to put ite in against it come the Carrier will be in towne on thursday or Fryday next he lodges at the George at the foot of the Butcher bank assoon as you have tasted it pray let me know how it proves with my service to your self and all my Cosens I am 

      Your affect[ionate] Kinsman and humble servt

For Mr John Wilkinson Merch[ant] in Newcastle

My poor Daughter blacket is so weak in a Consumsion that the Phisitians thinks she cannot possibly live many Dayes & hir Death will [struck out: ‘most Certainly’] Ime afraid will shorten my Wifes life

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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