Letter – Isaac Hunter to Robert Morrow – 10 Dec 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Dec 1776
Correspondent: Isaac Hunter
Recipient: Robert Morrow
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      Dukesf’d. 10th Dec 1776

Mr Morrow Blaydon

Dr Sir

      The Waters being out prevented me from giving you a call in my way from Newcastle, I have expected to have heard from you for these several posts past in regard to the Lead you had rec’d’ You said (I think when I saw you) that you would exceed the Quantity of Allanhds lead then what I had given you an accot. were deliv.d from that Mill – I have again re-examined that Mill Accot. & make the Quantity the same as before (ie 2905 Ps)  I beg to hear from you soon whether you think you’ll have all the lead in so as to be able to make the Pay at the Bank F[oo]t on the 25th Inst. for I am to be at Newcastle that week on accot. of the Mines Pay & as Mr Blackett has no objection to my making it on that week would like to have it then if possible -- shall write Mr Blackett that you’ll wate upon him with the Tickett &c once you get all the Lead in & that you’ll write me in case He should alter the Day

      & am Yrs &c   IH:Jr

NB Let me hear from you soon.

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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