Letter – Henry Richmond to Isaac Hunter – 5 Oct 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Oct 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Isaac Hunter
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To  Mr Isaac Hunter at Dukesfield                                         Newcas.   5th Octor. 1771

Sir      I have no Objection to making the pay to the Carriers of the Dukesfield & Allanheads Lead from Apperley to Blaydon on the first Monday after Martin[ma]s day, which is the 18th Nov[embe]r as you propose, & hope all that Lead will be got in before that time.  the first time I see Mr Reynoldson I shall tell him to get ready against that day but as I said before I should not chuse to make him the pay Master of such a Sum, but that you should pay it at Dukesfield or else at Mr Mulcasters house or Mr Reynoldson’s at Blaydon, as you chuse.           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