Letter – Henry Richmond to Ralph Heron – 12 Jun 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Jun 1774
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Ralph Heron
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Mr Ralph Heron  Attorney at Law                                                 Newcas 12th June 1774



	The Lease of Hackford Leadmine which was to have been granted to Mr Geo: Baker by Sir Walter Blackett is now to be granted to his Exors subject to the Trusts in his Will

	The Exors are the Right Honble John Earl of Strathmore John Baker of the Town and County of Newcastle upon Tyne Esqr and one of the Aldermen of the said Town John Hopper of Bishop Middleham in the County of Durham Esqr and Elizabeth Baker of Elermore Hall Widow of the af[ore]s[ai]d George Baker - The Draft of this Lease you will please to send me as soon as you can - I have not yet seen Mr Adams but Mr Darwin wrote me last Week that the Bill for settling the Boundary between Hexham & Blanchland Manors has passed both Houses of parliament and lay ready for the Royal Assent

	As soon after these Acts are brought into the County as is convenient to you I could wish to have some Conversation with you about conveying this Matter into Execution 

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