Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to David Wood – 20 Jun 1804

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jun 1804
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: David Wood
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Mr Wood							Newcastle June 20th 1804

Bretton Hall Near Wakefield, Yorkshire


We have this Day shipped on Board the Ship Two Brothers, Captain J[oh]n Gardner for Hull per Mrs Beaumont’s Order 50 p[iece]s Ref[ine]d Lead q[uantit]y 77 cwt- 0 qt- 14 lb as per Bill of Lading inclosed. They are directed to be left at the old Warehouse, Wakefield, but it will be necessary that some Person be employed to pay the Freight & take Charge of them at Hull. 	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