letter – Isaac Hunter to John Erasmus Blackett – 10 Apr 1785

Document Type: letter
Date: 10 Apr 1785
Correspondent: Isaac Hunter
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
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							Dukesfield 10th April 1785


      I have herewith sent you the Quart[erly] Acco[un]ts, Rental, Pay Bill & General Acco[un]ts for the year 1784, all of which I hope you’ll find right.

      The meeting for letting the Barrs on the South Road was fixed at the last to be on the 20th at Corbridge where I hope you’ll attend that a compound may be made at Stella Barr for

Sir Thos Blacketts Lead; but, shall likely see you at N[ew]castle before then. I was at Rookhope last Friday & think that some Corn might be now got there & as the Smelters there are in great want of. spook to Pringle who promised he would go up with sum and would send Po[u]ches to Newcastle on Monday you’ll please to order Mr Peart to give him a Tickett to get them filled w[i]th Rye. I am

      Sir Y[ou]r mo[st] H[um]ble Serv[an]t

		Isaac Hunter
Loose leaf insert to volume. Recipient not stated but from context would appear to have been JEB

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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