Letter – Edward Blackett to Sampson Smirke – 3 Oct 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Oct 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Sampson Smirke
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      October 3 1710

Honest Mr Smirke

Inclos’d you have a bill for the £50 you left with me am sorry I could not get one at a shorter date pray order my son Kit to send me down every week a barrel of the newest & Choicest Oysters in town by the Richmond Carriers But not to name my name in the Direction but let them be Directed for Mrs Re[tte] shop at Burrowbridge & after he has send 4 barrels with that Direction then he must send me a barrel Every week Directed for my self & what they cost he must Charge to my acct pray buy the apples & order them to be shipt assoon as you can & youl oblige

      your 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