Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Lloyd & Callance – 6 Jun 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Jun 1779
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Lloyd & Callance
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs Lloyds & Callance    Leeds                                                  Newcastle  6th June 1779



	I am favoured with your Letter of the 31st Ulto.  The lowest Price of Sir Thomas Blacketts refined Lead is £12.15s.0d the Fother, common Lead £12.10.0d the Fother containing 21 cwt or 2352lb.  We deliver it at Blaydon Kay about three Miles above this Place & are not at any Charge for Shiping.  The Credit is three Months.

	Any Commands that you may please to favour me with you may be assured shall be executed with Punctuality.                    I am etc     JEB

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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