Letter – Henry Richmond to Robert Mulcaster – 20 May 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 May 1769
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Robert Mulcaster
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Robt Mulcaster at Blaydon                                                        Newca[stle] 20th May 1769


As I want to have the Lead at Markett & cannot wait of Mr Reynoldsons’s recovery, which I am very sorry to find is yet doubtfull, I must desire you will speak to the Winlaton Tenants to fetch it without delay and that you will keep An Acco[un]t of the Receipt of it – till we see the Event of his Illness. I should be glad to know by the Wherryman on Monday how he does. P.S. The hundred Casks of  Boneashes are come and I suppose you have got some of them. You will let me know the quality of them as soon as you have tryed and let 40 or 50 Casks of them go to Dukesfield – pray let me know as soon as you have twenty Casks of Litharge ready. 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