Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Augustus Browne – 20 Oct 1787

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Oct 1787
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Augustus Browne
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Augustus Browne Esqr.                                                 Newcastle  20th  Octo.  1787

Foster Lane - London

Sir          On the 17th inst. I sent you by John & James Jackson the London Carriers a Piece fine Silver containing Eleven Hundred & Eighty Six Ounces which I desire that you will place to Acct. with Sir Thomas Blackett Bart at the Market Price advising me on your receipt of it.          I am etc          J. E. B.

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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