Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 6 Nov 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Nov 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
  • Transcription
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
Newcastle 9ber the 6th 1677

Mr Hump: Willett


By my last of the 2d present I gave you advice of the shiping of 100 p[iece]s Leed In the John of London Robert Wheatly master, and this morneing I have spoake wth sd master but he will not be perswaded to take in any more, soe pray after good Arrivall be pleased to Receive the same, and dispose thereof for my most advantidge, payeing the master fifty shilings freight, call of him for a Runlett of Ale marked HW which bee pleased to accept of, I thinke itt will prove good, if noe <In>quiry Be <plaid> with itt by the <…man>, and I have given the master a great Chardge of itt I am MB

Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
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