letter – Isaac Hunter to John Erasmus Blackett – 26 Aug 1787

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Date: 26 Aug 1787
Correspondent: Isaac Hunter
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
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J E Blackett Esqr N[ew]castle				Dukesf[iel]d 26th Aug 1787


      You’ll by this days Carrier receive a Plate of Silver as p[er] inclosed Acco[un]t. The Building at the Mill & excise for the Bricks that we are making for it will oblige me to want more money for subsistence against the next lending day then usual at this season & do not think that I can do w[i]th less then 3 Hundred pounds & am

      Y[ou]rs etc IH

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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