Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Henry Hardinge – 1 Jun 1787

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Jun 1787
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Henry Hardinge
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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The Revd. Mr Hardinge                                          Newcastle    June 1st 1787

Ightham near Seven Oaks  Kent

Sir       Mr Blackett desires me to enclose you the Agreement executed by Sir Thos. Blackett for the Tithe Ore of Weardale Lead Mines, with a Counterpart for you to execute, which you will please to return to him, the reason their not being sent sooner is on acct. of Mr Blackett being in Yorkshire where he now is & has been for some time.   I am etc    J. S. 

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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