Letter – Henry Richmond to Isaac Hunter – 29 May 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 May 1770
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Isaac Hunter
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To    Mr Isaac Hunter at Dukesfield                            Newcas.    29 May 1770

Sir      I have received your Accts. this morning and have fixed your pay to be on Thursday Se’night, the seventh of June.  So you will give notice accordingly at Stagshaw and on Sunday; & will be here on Monday Evening, receive your money on Tuesday, go home on Wednesday, and pay it away on Thursday.  If you have any objection to the day I have fixed, you may alter it to any other you think more convenient; only, if you do so, you must send me word by the post, or a special Messenger, on Friday.  If I do not hear to the Contrary that Evening I shall expect you here on Monday Evening as I said above.    Mr Ward has paid his money; so Woodcroft is his from the 12 May last - & you will take care to look after the Rent to that time.   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