Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Messrs Drummond – 20 Dec 1803

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Dec 1803
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Messrs Drummond
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Messrs. Drummond				Newcastle 20th. Decr. 1803.

Bankers  London                


Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Sir Wm. Loraine Bt. Baker & Co. on Messrs. Veres Lucadon & Co. at forty Days dated this Day, for Two Hundred & thirty-one Pounds – five Shillings, to pay one Quarter’s Composition for the Lot Ore of Weardale Leadmines due to the Lord Bishop of Durham from Col: Beaumont the 26th. Ulto. – Please to acknowledge the Receipt of this Sum for that Purpose, to Gentn. Yours &c. - - J.E.B. 

£231-5-           Newcastle upon Tyne 20th. Decemr. 1803.-

Forty Days after Date pay to the Order of J.E. Blackett Esq Two Hundred & thirty-one Pounds five Shillings, Value received For Sir Wm. Loraine Bt. Baker Pearson, Maude & Co. Wm. Loraine Junr.-

To Messrs. Veres Lucadou Troughton, Lucadou & Smart  Bankers London. 

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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