Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 13 May 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 May 1769
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To Mr Wm. Alvey Darwin at his                                               Newcastle 13th May 1769    

Chambers Grays Inn London  

Sir/ Sir W[alte]r Blackett got hither this afternoon & is very well.

I was over at Durham this morning & got the new Lease of the Mines in the inclosures in Weardale; which is enrolled & the fees are paid for the same being £3.9s.10d.

I shall send this Lease up to the Grove Stewards to receive possession next week & 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