Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 24 Jul 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Jul 1769
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Darwin Greys Inn London                                                          Newca[stle] 24th July 1769


Sir Walter cannot find the plan of that part of Weardale & Middleton Boundary that lies near Langtihead Leadmine; on which a Memorandum was made last Winter by Ld Darlington and him settling the dispute about that Grove. He therefore bids me enquire whether he left it with you and if so desires it may be send down by the Fly directed to me.

The Candles you were so good as get me two Years ago are better than any I meet with – but they are almost gone, and if it is not too much trouble I would desire you to order me six or seven dozen more. 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