Letter – Cuthbert Peart to Isaac Hunter – 24 Jun 1786

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Jun 1786
Correspondent: Cuthbert Peart
Recipient: Isaac Hunter
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Mr  Isaac Hunter     Dukesfield                                  Newcastle    24th June 1786

Sir       Mr Blackett has this day acquainted me that he has seen Mr Humble who agrees to build up the Wall at Apperley Bank Foot at his own Expence & in this Case you are to suffer his Carts to pass paying a Acknowledgement of 2s. 6d Yearly to you as an Agent of Sir Thomas Blacketts; Subject to your Approbation, or not, as you find the Roads are.  We have this day received a piece of fine Silver, which is placed to the Credit of Dukesfield Refinery, containing 1063 Ounces.                                                                     I am etc    CP

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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