Letter – Isaac Hunter to Joseph Dickinson – 18 Apr 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Apr 1780
Correspondent: Isaac Hunter
Recipient: Joseph Dickinson
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Mr Dickinson  Coalcleugh                    		Dukesf[iel]d 18th April 80

D'r  Sir

I have fixed Friday next to meet the East hand Carriers to settle the Lead Carriage for this year from the Bankfoot & as the [London Lead] Comp[an]y's carriagemen has had the advantage of the Back Carriage of the things sent of Sir Thos. Blackett's Lead Mines by the Bankfoot for some years past to the prejudice of His Lead Carriage it has been alledged by those that has that Carriage that they cannot get it so cheap brought to the Bankfoot by Sir Thos. Blackett's Lead Carriagemen & Tenants as the Comp[an]y's does I desire you'll let me know the prices that you give & I shall under take to be accountable for delivering the things sent to the yard at Blaydon safe at Coalcleugh at the same prices you now give (in case your present undertakers will not treat w[i]th Sir Thos.'s own Tenants) I should like to hear f[ro]m you before Friday morn[in]g I am w[i]th Compl[imen]ts to Mrs Dickinson & Mr Crawhall 

S'r  Yrs &c IHunter

NB Wrote Mr Forster a Letter similar to this

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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