Letter – Edward Blackett to Matthew Featherstone – 3 Oct 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Oct 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Featherstone
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir                        							8ber 3

      I Recd. yrs with a bill inclosed for £11.6.10 for which I thank you, I perceive you want 200 pcs Lead to make <earlye> Commission So inclosed is a note to James Clarke to weigh thereof for you tho I did not design to sell any Lead as yet by Reason tis <believed> by all our Statesmen that we shall have a speedy Peace which pray God Grant.

      You may always depend upon what Lead I have, for will not dispose of any of it to any other person and believe me always yr Real friend & humble servt

For Mr Featherstone & Comp.

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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