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J. E. Blackett Esqr Mayor N.Castle Dukesf[iel]d 2 Sep'r 1791 Sir Below you have an Acco't of the Quantity of Lead deliv'd this year f'm the several Mills and a calculation of what will be deliv'd to the 31st of Octob'r in case the weather permits the Carriage to continue on till then. Viz Deliv'd supposed to be 31st of Oct Dukesfd Reduced Lead L 9,892 2,000 Do Comon WB 13,139 6,000 Do Coalcleugh CL 8,734 - Do Slag S 2,822 400 34,587 8,400 Allenhds Com[m]on WB&S 2,500 1,800 Rookhope do WB & Slag 15,232 5,000 [combined] Do 8 st0 ps L+L 18,148 15,200 Rec'd at Blaydon the 23d Aug't Dukesfield 23,161 Allanhds 588 Rookhope 5,946 = 3,517 8 sto ps upon the Roads by the above acco't viz Dukesfield 6,426 Allanheads 1,912 Rookhope 9,286 - 9,631 If you think that the 8,734 p[iece]s of Coalcleugh Lead sent f'm this Mill w[i]th the 13,148 8 stone p[iece]s f'm Rookhope Mill will be sufficient for to keep the Refinery at Blaydon working w[i]th the Old Stock on hand till next year shall make them smelt only Com[m]on Lead at Rookhope while the Carriage is on f'm that Mill. I am Sir, Yr mo H[um]ble Serv[an]t I. H.
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