Letter – Edward Blackett to Leonard Bentham – 29 Mar 1711

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Mar 1711
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Leonard Bentham
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Mar 29 1711

Hon[e]st Mr Bentham

      Since I rec[eive]d your last I hear the Ill news that the Shaft where the 3 men are working is very much faild pray let me know by the first post whether it be so or no

      when your Occasions calls you to york should be very glad to see you at Newby If I hear when my Nephew comes down you shall be sure to have timely notice I am

      Your assured freind to serve you

Acq[ain]t me how many shafts in the feild they draw ore at

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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