Letter – Henry Richmond to Isaac Hunter – 18 Nov 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Nov 1768
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Isaac Hunter
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Isaac Hunter at Dukesfield                                                          Newca[stle] 18 Novr 1768


I have received by the Hexham Carrier a Box containing two pieces of Silver from Dukesfield Refinery; one weighing four hundred & ninety five ounces & the other Five hundred & fourteen ounces.

I hear Mrs Hunter is bro[ugh]t to Bed of a Son; I hope she and he are doing very well. I give you joy on the occasion & am etc    HR

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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