Letters – Michael Blackett to Matthew Skinner – 10 Aug 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 10 Aug 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Skinner
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Matthew Skinner						Newc[astle] Aug 10th  1680

I have before me yors of the 3rd p[re]sent the Contents whereof have well observed and In answer to wch may please take notice, tht for Darbyshire Led we have never any here but small piggs <16> goeing to the fodder, each fodder qtt 21cwt  each hundred 112 lb of wch if you have att any time a desire to venter 10: 12 or 14 hundred ps [pieces] I shall be very willing to be <½> concerned wth you, the p[re]sent price of Leed [Lead] is £10:= p fodder I am


I can gett itt carryed either to London or Yarm[ou]th  for 6d or 7d a pigg

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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