Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 8 Jul 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Jul 1772
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Darwin - Greys Inn - London                                               Newcastle 8th July 1772


	Inclosed Bell Cookson & Comps. Bill on Castell Whately & Co. payable to me or Order at 20 Days from this day & endorsed to you to enable you to pay the half Years Composition for the Tithe Ore of Weardale Mines, which will be due to Mr. Thurloe the 22d. instant - You will please in the mean time to place it to my Account and advise me of the Receipt of it - I shall in a few posts send you a Bill for Sir Edward Winningtons half year’s intrt. - Our Bankers have had some difficulties from the panic occasioned by the failures of so many of their Fraternity, as you may judge from the inclosed paper - but the run upon them continued but a few days; and there is now an End of it                                  I am etc             HR

£157-10-0 Newcastle Bank 8th July 1772

Twenty days after date pay to the Order of Mr. Hen. Richmond One hundred & Fifty seven pounds ten shillings value received For Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Self Jos. Saint

To Messrs. Castell Whately & Powell  No. 66 Lombard Street London   

No. 2   

Pay the Contents to Mr. William Alvey Darwin or Order Value in Account Hen Richmond

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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