Letter – Henry Richmond to Robert Lodge – 7 Nov 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Nov 1772
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Robert Lodge
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr. Robert Lodge at Barnard Castle                          Newcas. 7th Novemr. 1772


	Sir Walter Blackett having ordered Enquiry to be made about what you wrote him concerning the School house at Chapel in Weardale desires me to give his Compliments & acquaint you, that he is no way concerned in that School or School house - that the Trustees of it say that they intend to appoint a New Master as soon as they can meet with one to their own Mind - that whatever use is made of the house till that time he will have the benefit of it - & that they do not think John Walton is a proper Person                           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