Letter – Edward Blackett to John Wilkinson – 15 Mar 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Mar 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Wilkinson
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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March 15 1710/11


      I p[er]ceive by my son Christ[opher] that you have a large Coarse black stond horse you would gladly part withall & have occasion for such a one for my Waggon so pray let me know by the first post how many hands high he is by the standard & what white he has one him whether a star or a <snip> or a white foot & If he be a smooth Lim[be]d horse & his very lowest price 

      with my service to all your good family I am Sr

      Your assured freind & Kinsman


pray Acq[uain]t me the price of Lead & whether there be any Demand for it 

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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