Letter – Isaac Hunter to John Erasmus Blackett – 8 Apr 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Apr 1777
Correspondent: Isaac Hunter
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
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      Dukesfield. 8th April 1777

J. E. Blackett Esq	Newcastle

      You’ll receive with this a Plate of Silver as per inclosed accot.  I have got the Lead started from this Mill at the summer price, it goes bu slowly yet tho I expect it will brisken every day; have delivered of the Refined Lead 650 p<iece>s  & hope that the quantity you want at this time will be deliv.d from the mill before the end of the month. I shall be in town soon & then shall know the sorts you would choose to have sent from the several mills first.

      I 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