Letter – Isaac Hunter to John Erasmus Blackett – 24 Oct 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Oct 1780
Correspondent: Isaac Hunter
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
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J.E. Blackett Esqr N.Castle 				Dukesf[iel]24th Octobr


I wish it may be convenient for you to let me have when I come down 250£ instead of the 200 that we talked of when here; for I have had so many applications for Carriers &c in distress that I doubt I shall not be able to divide the latter sum so as to relive them shall be at the Office on Wednesday Morn[in]g the 1st Nov'r or any other day that's more agreeable between this and the 8th (for thats Hexham Fair where the Smelters commonly buy their

<Beef>) on Mr Peart giving me a line 

I expect we shall send you in the course of the Week a pritty good Plate. & am

Yrs &c 

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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