Diary – James Losh – 22 Mar 1833

Document Type: Diary
Date: 22 Mar 1833
Correspondent: James Losh
Archive Source: SS Losh Diaries
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I have felt more mortified by the result of all my labors in support of liberal measures in the So. Division of North'd than such an event deserves, but I have witnessed so much selfishness and want of any thing like honorable feelings, not only amongst those who nearly, if not quite, profess to be trading politicians, but also amongst those who ‘bawl for liberty’, that I cannot at once reconcile myself to so degraded a state of human nature.   

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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