Journal Entry – William Hooper – 17 Jan 1833

Document Type: Journal Entry
Date: 17 Jan 1833
Correspondent: William Hooper
Archive Source: TNA ADM 80 15
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Thursday 17th January 1833

Received Messrs Yonge & Co acknowledgement of the plate of Silver, and drew a Bill on them at 40 days for the amount. Viz 771 oz at 5/2½ - 200.15.7

Rec’d a letter from Mr Cookson agreeing to £350 for the Lead Wharf.

Sold Mr Parker the Small Assay Scales in the office for two guineas.

Saw Mr Lowndes relative to the Smelting Mills, he being desirous to propose for them and the Duty Ores – He will inspect the Mills.

Application from Mr White relative to his offer for Haydon Town farm, which he states to have been £227, and not £127 – promised him to enquire into it, and that I would decide according to the justice of the case when I had done so.

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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