Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Diana Beaumont – 14 Dec 1804

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Dec 1804
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Diana Beaumont
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Mrs Beaumont						Newcastle Dec 14th 1804

Dear Madam,

      After having some Conversation with your Lead Agents, I find that Monday the 31st Inst. will be the earliest Period that Mr Dickinson of Dufton can go upon the Inspection of you Leadmines previous to the Bargains letting he will be fully employed the first Week in January inspecting the Mines, we have accordingly named the 7th for the Bargains at Coalcleugh, the 8th for those of Allenheads & the 9th & 10th for those of Weardale Mines, which I hope may prove a convenient Time for Mr Bowns & Mr Cockshutt who shall be acquainted with the same as well as Mr C. Blackett.

	The enclosed from Mr Sadler you will be pleased to enable me to give an Answer to at your Convenience. 		

      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