Letter – Isaac Hunter to Robert Mulcaster – 26 Feb 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Feb 1781
Correspondent: Isaac Hunter
Recipient: Robert Mulcaster
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Mr Mulcaster Blaydon				Dukesf[iel]d 26th Feb[ruar]y 1781


I’m glad to find by yours there the Lead will be so near tall[y]ing this year, and what you have found of the last years Lead will make the Rect and deliv[er]y for the two last yrs agree to 5  p[iece]s  for the p[ie]ce Mr Surtees got was included in the No. I gave you –

I have wrote Mr Blackett that I would either make the pay the week before the 26 or after as is most agreeable to himself or if you should be in town might fix the time with him what made me name the week before was f[ro]m the Grove agents having to receive their Subsistance Money on the 20th so thought it might be convenienter for Mr. Blackett that day to pay the M[one]y to me than the Week after – Shall make the pay at Mr Reynoldson’s as usual

I am y[ou]rs &c   IH

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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