Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Messrs Child – 17 Feb 1787

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Feb 1787
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Messrs Child
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs Child & Co                                                         Newcastle     Feby. 17th   1787

Bankers    London

Gentn.     Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Sir J. Eden Sir M. W. Ridley & Co. on Castell & Co. at One Month date this day for One Hundred & fifty Seven Pounds  Ten Shillings;  being half a Years Composition Rent for the Tythe Ore of Weardale Lead Mines, due, the 14th inst. from Sir Thos. Blackett Bart. to My Lord Bishop of Lincoln as Rector of Stanhope;   Please to acknowledge the Receipt of this Bill, & when paid send me his Lordships Receipt  I am  etc     J. E. Blackett

                      £157 . 10 .                           Newcastle Bank  17th   Feby.  1787

                     One Month after date pay to the Order of John Erasmus Blackett  

                       Esq  One Hundred & fifty seven Pounds  Ten  Shillings  -  Value received

                                                                                    For Sir J. Eden Sir M.W. Ridley 

To  Messrs Castell Powell Sumner & Co                          Cookson Widdrington & Co

                      London                                                                Jas. Wilkinson                   

No  9970                                                  

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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