Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Daniel Dew – 10 Nov 1786

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Nov 1786
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Daniel Dew
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Daniel Dew Esqr.                                                        Newcastle    Novembr 10th    1786

Aukland Castle

Sir       Your favour of the 5th inst. I received & I have by this Post wrote to Mr Castle at Durham inclosing the Register of Edward Laycock, the life that Sir Thos. Blackett desires may be inserted in the New Leases of the Weardale Mines in the room of Thomas Hepple; I likewise sent him a Certificate of Thos. Hepple being living and in tolerable good health.  I shall in a few days obtain Certificates of John Trevelyan and Jonn. Depledge, being living & in good health; Please to inform me when the New Leases will be compleated? to whom the present Leases are to be sent? If a Bill on London at a Month will answer this Purpose & to whom it must be sent.  

                                                                          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