Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Adams – 16 Apr 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Apr 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Adams
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Am very obliged to you for yr Letter and the Inclosed will inform you upon what acct I have occasion for £1500 so pray p[er]use it & inclose it to nobody [I] shall be very much obliged to my Lady Hewley if she’ll let me have a thousand pounds at £5 p cent. I am informed she takes no more. You know I can give her undeniable security wch is the Lordship of Newby & shall send you over the writings when there is occasion. Could willingly have wished the whole sum might have been had in one hand. I am yr obliged serv.

For Thos Adams Esq.  

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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