Letter – Henry Richmond to George Douglas – 22 Dec 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Dec 1764
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: George Douglas
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr George Douglass at                   Newcas[tle] 22nd December 1764


Sir       Sir Walter Blackett relying upon the assurances you have given him about the payment agrees to let you have two hundred pieces of his refined Lead at fourteen pounds p[er] fother tho[ugh] it is inconvenient and out of the usual course of his trade: so you will please to write whom it is to be delivered to, and direct that person to call upon me for the Tickett. P.S. Sir Walter is now here and desires to hear how you go on in parliamenteering. I am etc  Hen  Richmond

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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