Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 7 Apr 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Apr 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To S[i]r W Blackett Bt MP in Half moon Street                                  Newca[stle] 7th April 1767 

Piccadilly London

Hon[ou]r[e]d Sir

My brother cannot meet with £1000 at less int[e]r[es]t than 4 & ½ pc & desires to know whe[the]r you will take it at that rate. The Lead mill pay is to be made on the 15th inst, but I expect to be home on the 16th; w[hi]ch will perhaps be before you will reach this place. however I shall leave the keys with Mr Liddell. I wish you a good Journey. 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