Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Messrs Child – 4 Aug 1784

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Aug 1784
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Messrs Child
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs Child & Co  Bankers                                               Newcastle          Augt 4th 1784



	Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Bell Carr & Co on Castell & Co at One Month dated 3rd inst for One Hundred & Fifty seven Pounds Ten Shillings; being half a Years Composition Rent for the Tithe Ore of Weardale Leadmines due to My Lord Bishop of Lincoln the 14th inst from Sir Thos 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     3th Augt 1784

                         One Month after Date Pay to the Order of John Erasmus

                         Blackett Esqr  One Hundred & Fifty Seven Pounds Ten

                        Shillings                                            Value received

                                                                  For Bell Carr Cookson Widdrington Co

To Messrs Castell Powell Sumner & Co                                              Thos Gibson

                             London                       Pay the Contents to the Order of Messrs

No 4723                                              Child & Co    Value in Acct with the Lord Bishop

                                                            of Lincoln                                      J 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