Letter – John Blackett to Isabella Blackett – 25 Mar 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Mar 1714
Correspondent: John Blackett
Recipient: Isabella Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Dr. Sister

My Father ordered me to acquaint you that he has Sent you by the carrier Such things as yr. Sisters thinks proper for you, as also tht. you have cost him much more Since you left Newby then both yr. Martinmass & May Day Rent comes to, so he charge you to put him to no more charge till yr. Next Midsummer quarter be is due we have got yr. Seal but my Father would not venture it in the Box
undated but in sequence between others dated 25th and 26th March. Writer and recipient are un-named, but John was with his father. Content and tone suggests this was a continuation of Sir Edward’s earlier letters to daughter Isabella.

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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