Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 5 Jun 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Jun 1766
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Bell
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr John Bell at Mr Ellis’s in

Hexham                                                                                     Newcas[tle] 5th June 1766

Sir           Inclosed I send you the Leases of Allandale Lead mill and the coach house in Hexham from Sir W[alte]r Blackett to Sir Lanc[elo]t Allgood; both parts of each Lease are made originals and are executed by Sir Walter, & when Sir Lanc[elo]t calls upon you, you will get him a part of each and return me the others- those I mean which I have endorsed- only you will keep a minute of them that you may charge the rents properly in your Rentals; for I have told Sir Lanc[elo]t he must pay the rents to you, wch he is better satisfied with than paying them here. 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