Letter – Isaac Hunter to John Erasmus Blackett – 18 Sep 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Sep 1777
Correspondent: Isaac Hunter
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
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      Dukesf’d. 18th  Sept 1777

J.E. Blackett Esq. Newcastle


      Have sent this day to Corbridge two casks of  Flue dust (weight as below) directed for Matfin & to the care of Mr Winship till call’d for, once we get a Cupper [cooper?] to secure the casks shall send to Blaydon what we have of it – We began to smelt yesterday for Sir Thos. Blackett of Allanheads Ore and hope shall send you to markett this season of his Lead near a thousand Ps  You’ll receive with this one of Mr Kidds sheep which I hope will come safe.

I am, Sir 

      Yr mo<st> Obedient servt.  IH:Jr

                     [cwt qr lb]

2 casks of Flue dust    2  3 00

Tare                    -  - 20

                        2  2 08

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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