Letter – Henry Richmond to John Westgarth – 21 Apr 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Apr 1774
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Westgarth
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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John Westgarth Esqr at Unthank  Weardale                                 Newcas 21st April 1774


	I received your favour of the 19th instt and as I shall not be at Dukesfield Pay not being well enough recovered of the Stroke of the palsy which I had in March gone Twelve Months and Wch has reduced me to write with my left hand I must desire if you have any proposals to make about any Vein of Lead Ore belonging to Sr Wr Blackett you will transmit them to me here

	You desire no Tack may be granted ‘till you see me of any Vein in Hexham Manor wth occasions my mentioning that Sr Wr has let a Lease of Hackford       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