Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Isaac Hunter – 17 Jul 1804

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Jul 1804
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Isaac Hunter
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Mr Isaac Hunter Dukesfield						Newcastle 17th July 1804

Mr I. Hunter

I am desired by Tho[ma]s R[ichar]d Beaumont Esq to acquaint you that he shall not have any further Occasion for your Service as Agent at Dukesfield after the 31st December next, at which Time you will take Notice that you must quit the House & Premises to such Person as the said Tho[ma]s R[ichar]d Beaumont may appoint to succeed you as Agent at Dukesfield, you delivering up to such Person all Books of Accounts or other Accounts, Receipts Bills & all other Papers & Writings, whatsoever in your Custody relative to the Concerns of the s[ai]d Tho[ma]s R[ichar]d Beaumont Esq or in any Manner connected therewith, & likewise such Furniture & Fixtures in the House as may be the Property of the said Tho[ma]s R[ichar]d Beaumont, you reserving such part of the Barn, Stables, & Out Houses appertaining to the Farm (as T. R. Beaumont’s Steward Mr W[ilia]m Thomas may approve of) until the first Day of May 1805. 	I am etc. J. E. B.   

Mr Isaac Hunter

I do hereby for & on behalf of you Landlord Tho[ma]s R[ichar]d Beaumont Esq give you Notice to quit the Possession of the Farmhold Outhouses & Premises situate at Dukesfield in the County of Northumberland which you now hold under him on the first Day of May next ensuring the Date hereof. Dated this Seventeenth Day of July 1804.

						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