Letter – Isaac Hunter to John Erasmus Blackett – 4 Aug 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Aug 1778
Correspondent: Isaac Hunter
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
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J.E. Blackett Esqr N. Castle					Dukesfd. 4th. Augt. 1778


      Inclosed you have July Month Accot. for the several Mills. Yesterday I rec’d an accot. f’m Mr Morrow of the rec’t of Sr J. Trevelyans Rookhope Lead, and have examined it with the Mills Accot. & find that the want is very considerable, I think the Accot. he has sent me will be Erroneous, and that one will not be able to make those Carriers (wch he has made defaulters) pay for the Lead wanting as I have seen some of them that has Accots. f’m Morrow of the rect of their Lead & am

      Yrs &c IH Jr

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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