Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Isaac Hunter – 11 Apr 1795

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Apr 1795
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Isaac Hunter
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Mr Isaac Hunter Dukesfield 				Newcastle 11th Ap[ril] 1795


Sir	As I have made a further Sale of Lead & will be short of Refin’d, I shall be glad if you could get 1000 P[iece]s sent down to Blaydon as soon as possible to prevent any demur in the payment.  I likewise desire that you will send me down an Account of the Rookhope 8 Stone Lead that was delivered last year that I may know what is upon the Roads to come in, as I shall not pay for it without it is delivered before the Pay, & in future I desire that the Monthly Accot may be regularly sent to me as a guide to make the Sales of Lead    I am

              Sir  Your most H[um]ble Serv[an]t                 John E Blackett

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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