Letter – Henry Richmond to Robert Mulcaster – 2 Sep 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Sep 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Robert Mulcaster
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Robert Mulcaster                                         Newcas[tle] 2nd September 1765

at Blaydon 

Sir            Robert Pearson agrees to wash John Mcessay’s old wastes and the furnace bottoms and old lead bottoms which have been washed by John Hawdon and all lying in the road, for six pounds a Ton of 22 cwt So if you have no objection you may let him go to work, only see that he goes fairly through them all and not take away the best and what lyes nearest to his hand and leave the others. 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