Letter – Michael Blackett to William Benson – 22 Oct 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Oct 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: William Benson
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Wm Benson


I have yours of the 17th present, and yesterday wee had a meeting about the Contents our finall Result was that in the first place wee will not meddle with your weights nor will wee pay any money In hand but may Rely upon itt att the day as I formerly mentioned, nor will wee have any thing to doe with w[ha]t Chardges has been given upon itt, hereby you may know my meaneings, use your discretion I am MB

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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