Letter – Henry Richmond to Isaac Hunter – 30 Aug 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Aug 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] 30th Augst 1768


Yesterday I received by Ralph Little the two pieces of Silver, one weighing five hundred & Eighty six Ounces and the other four hundred and Ninety Ounces and have given Dukesfield Refinery Credit for the same. P.S. pray what occasions the great difference of produce between the same ore on the 12th July & the 26th Augst. 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