Letter – John Bell to John Erasmus Blackett – 10 Nov 1797

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Nov 1797
Correspondent: John Bell
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 226/2
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Sir                                        Hexham Abbey 10th Novem. 1797

      On Monday last Mr. David Stephenson was here taking a survey for Mr. Newton of the Carpenter and Joiner work and of the Timber and Deals used and <not> used and I presume the Report which Mr Stephenson has made has occasioned the Letter a Copy of which I have sent you on the other half Sheet and the Original I have forwarded to Cl Beaumont by this Post

      Should you write me from Harrogate I will thank you for an order for Fourteen Pieces of Lead for the Abbey as it will very soon be wanted for the Roof the Slater having finished the South side of the South Wing and is now begun to slate the North Side  -- I am

                                      Sir  Your most obede. Servt

                                                        Jno Bell. 

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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