Letter – Henry Richmond to Isaac Hunter – 7 Jul 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Jul 1766
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

Dukesfield                                                                            Newcas[tle] 7th July 1766

Sir           I have received the Box containing the two pieces of silver; the weight of one of the pieces is 418 oz and the other is 470.2 ounces. I am glad you have met with such good additional proof about the way, particularly Swalwells Lane and I hope Mr Marriot will be able to finish his survey of the road in time for the Assizes. 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