Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Augustus Browne – 30 Mar 1791

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Mar 1791
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Augustus Browne
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Augustus Browne Esqr                                                                   Newcastle  30th March 1791

Forster Lane     London

Sir	I have this day sent you by John & James Jackson the London Carriers a Piece fine Silver containing 1328 Ounces which I desire that you will place to account with Sir Thos Blackett Bart as usual at the Market price & advise me on your Reciept of it _ As I am about making our Annual Lead Pay I shall take the liberty of drawing on you for the balance of your Accot as soon as I hear from you as to the Price of Silver I have now sent you.    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