Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Armstrong – 6 Oct 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Oct 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Armstrong
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Tho.  Armstrong                 						8ber 6

      As soon as I Recd yr Lettr I spoke to Sir Edward who is willing to Entertain you again as his Coachman So you may make what haste you possibly can to come to Newby so you must make what haste possibly you can to come to Newby.  You may send yr box and Cloaths by the Ripon Carrier Every Week from from Newcastle, and if you acqt Mr Speight or Mr Croft that you are Sr Edwards Servt. they will let you come behind their Coach to Topcliffe which is but <4> mile from Newby             

      I am yr Assured friend

Thomas Armstrong <these>

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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