Letter – Henry Richmond to Isaac Hunter – 25 Jun 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Jun 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Isaac Hunter
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Isaac Hunter Jun[io]r at                            Newcas[tle] 25th June 1765


Sir      I desire you will let me know if you can how many Bings of S[i]r Lanc[elo]t Allgood’s ore go to a fother of Lead for he wants Sir Walter to buy it, or to smelt it for him; and as Sir Walter does not chuse the latter he would offer  S[i]r Lanc[elo]t as good a price as the quality of the ore & other considerations will allow him to give for it; therefore let me have an answer by Fryday’s post, if possible. I 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