Letter – Cuthbert Peart to Thomas Maughan – 23 Sep 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Sep 1779
Correspondent: Cuthbert Peart
Recipient: Thomas Maughan
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Mr Thomas Maughan                                                                     Newcas  23d Septr 1779

       In Weardale


	Lawyer Wilson desires me to Enquire of you who is now in Possession of a Smelt Mill with 4 Hearths called Scotch Ele.  Also who is in Possession of a Close called Scotch Eele & what Quantity of Land that Close contains & what is the present Rent.  Of what Tenure the Ground is & in what Parish?  Who is the present reputed Owner?  You will please to be particular in informing yourself about this Business.  Your Answer is desired on Thursday next                                                   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