Letter – Isaac Hunter to John Erasmus Blackett – 10 Nov 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Nov 1776
Correspondent: Isaac Hunter
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
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      Dukesf’d. 10th Nov 1776

J.E.Blackett Esq Newcastle 


      Agreeable to promise in my last have inclosed you the Months Accots for the several Mills, by which you’ll find the Delivery for this Year for each of them to be as below for I have stopt the Deliv[er]y at them all but Rookhope of the 8 St[on]e  P[iece]s which are carried on Horseback & will be got to Blaydon early in the spring for the Refinery there.  Carriage of the D[ukesfield]  &  All[an]h[ea]ds Lead was to be paid against Christmas in case its all got in by agreement before then  I have sent Mr Morrow an Accot. of the quantity that he may fix the pay when you think proper which he will advise me off

      & am Yrs &c   IH:Jr

    WB       Refd L      L       X        Total

D   8,930    7,643      557    2,829   =  20,009

A   1,241               350    1,314   =   2,905

                      48 <Ps> 

                       8 Sto

R   9,107             9,046*              18,153

   19,328    7,643    9,953    4,143      41,067

* 9,046 ps of 8 St. Lead = 6460 ps of 11 Do so that the Deliv.y from the Re[iner]y at Blaydon this yr = 11,510 ps of 11 stone L[ea]d nearly

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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