Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Plumb & Brown – 22 Aug 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Aug 1781
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Plumb & Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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To Messrs Plumb & Browne                                                        Newcas  22th Augst 1781

            Foster Lane 



	I Yesterday drew a Bill on you at Twenty Days date payable to the order of Messrs Bell Cookson & Co for One Thousand Pounds which I doubt not will be duly honoured & you will be pleased to place it to the account of Sir Thomas Blackett Barot.  We make a Lead Mine Pay in a few Days which is the reason of my drawing on you for a Larger Sum than I otherwise should have done at this Time.                                I am etc    JEB

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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