Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Messrs Drummond – 1 Mar 1802

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Mar 1802
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Messrs Drummond
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Mess.s Drummond						N.Castle March 1st. 1802

Bankers London


      Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Messrs. Surtees Burdon 7 Brandling on Messrs. Ransom Morland & Co. at forty Days dated this day, for four Hundred & sixty-two Pounds, ten Shillings, to pay half a year’s Composition for the Lot Ore of Weardale Leadmines due the 26th. Ulto. to the Lord Bishop of Durham from Colonel Beaumont.   Please to advise me on your Receipt of the same.   I am &c.  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