Letter – Isaac Hunter to Robert Morrow – 17 Apr 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Apr 1777
Correspondent: Isaac Hunter
Recipient: Robert Morrow
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      Dukesf’d. 17th April 1777

Mr Morrow Blaydon

Dr Sir

      I wrote you on the 8th inst that we had delivered 650 ps of refined lead from this mill & that I would be at Newcastle on the Saturday following & would like to see you there to fix a meeting of the Wainmen -  not then seeing you & finding that the lead goes but slowly from the Bankfoot makes me imagine that you have not rec.d my last letter – shall clear the Mill tomorrow of refined lead, & expect before May’s out to have all sent from this mill but the Refinable Lead –should we have a meeting soon to agree & fix your carriagemen to certain Rules?  If Friday the 25 inst be agreeable to you to meet then let me know or if you choose to have it on an earlier day give me a LIne & I shall attend  

      & 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