Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to John Trevelyan – 23 Apr 1787

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Apr 1787
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: John Trevelyan
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Sir John Trevelyan  Bt .                                                            Newcastle  April  23rd   1787

Half Moon Street    Piccadilly


Dear Sir    Your favour of the 7th ins[tan]t I received with one enclosed for Mr. Selby & who has since made application to me about the Ord estates, but I refer’d him to yourself & Mr. Winship, as I am really unacquainted with these Matters & cannot take upon myself to treat about it, Mr. Winship informs me that he has sent you the present Rental & what advance he is of opinion may be expected on one farm, you have likewise the Outgoings & can judge of the Value, if you can get 26 Years Purchase I should imagine that it will be well sold as times are, but care must be taken respecting the Fisheries __ Inclosed you have a Copy of a letter that I received from Mr. Herron, your Opinion & direction about wch. business I shall be glad to have?  Mr. Herron goes for Town the 30th inst. and I go tomorrow to make the Lead Mine Pays Amounting to £47000 I return the 29th & be at Wallington the 7th May at your Rent day.  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