Letter – Henry Richmond to William Dalton – 4 Jun 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Jun 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Dalton
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr William Dalton at Blaydon                      Newcas[tle] 4 June 1765

Sir          I would have you now make Lithage as fast as you can; for the quantity of refined Lead which I had sold is now completed; and I find we shall have orders for Litharge by and by. I desire you will let Peareth and Sorsbie have nine hundred p[iece]s of RWBL [possibly RW3L] Lead in part of the 3000 p[iece]s which I have given them a Tickett for. it being intended so when the bargain was made but was forgot to be expressed in the Tickett; and along with the other part of the said 3000 p[iece]s let them have their proportion of slag for 900 p[iece]s RWBL as well as for the common Lead.

I am very sorry to hear Mr Reynaldson has got a feverish disorder. 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