Letter – Michael Blackett to William Benson – 15 May 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 May 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: William Benson
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
  • Transcription
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
mr W[illia]m: Benson       					Newcastle May 15: 1677


I have before mee yours of the 10th p[rese]nt for Answer thereunto pray take notice that I accept not of your Iron, soe may order the disposall thereof as you please seeing you neglected soe Long answering of my letter, I did really thinke you had accepted of my prop[os]ition w[hi]ch had almost made mee Loose a good bargaine; butt your Letter came In time, and I have supplied myselfe, with as good sorts as yours is and something Cheaper than I offered you, I am


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