Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Isaac Hunter – 4 Dec 1795

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Dec 1795
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Isaac Hunter
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Mr Hunter    Dukesfield                                                                      Newcastle 4th Decer 1795

Dr Sir	I rec[eive]d your letters of the 20th & 26th Ulto & observe the Contents  The proceedings of the Commissioners of the South Road are I think very extraordinary I have had some conversation with Mr Williamson on the subject, I shall take his opinion on the Order made by the Commissioners a Copy of which I have a right to demand & I desire that you will make Application to him for that purpose.  I am glad to find that the Miners & Smelters have Returned Peacefully to Work, those who have incurred the penalty of the Law must abide by the consequence _ As to the Miller from his Character I shall not interfere in the Matter but leave him to the Justicies _ I hope nothing may prevent me meeting you at Hexham on Monday the 14th inst                                      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