Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Messrs Child – 19 Aug 1785

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Aug 1785
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Messrs Child
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs Child & Co                                                         Newcastle     Augt. 19th  1785

Bankers    London

Gentn.     Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Messrs Bell Carr & Co. on Castell & Co. at One Month dated this day for One Hundred & Fifty Seven Pounds  Ten Shillings;  being half a Years Composition for the Tithe Ore of Weardale Lead Mines, due to My Lord Bishop of Lincoln, the 14th inst, from Sir Thomas Blackett Bart.   You will please to Acknowledge the Receipt of this Bill, advising his Lordship of the same & when paid send me his Lordships Receipt as usual.                 I am  etc     J. E. Blackett

                                £157 . 10 .                           Newcastle Bank  19th  Augt.  1785

                          One Month after date pay to the Order of John Erasmus

                         Blackett Esq.  One Hundred & Fifty seven Pounds  Ten Shillings  

                                                                                          Value received

                                                                        For Bell Carr Cookson Widdrington & Co

To  Messrs Castell Powell Sumner & Co                                    Js. Wilkinson           

                London                                       Pay the Contents to the Order of Messrs. Child & Co  

No  6720                                                   Value in Acct. with the Lord Bishop of Lincoln

                                                                                                                 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