Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Plumb & Brown – 31 Dec 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 Dec 1779
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Plumb & Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs Plumb & Browne   Goldsmiths                                          Newcas   31st Decr 1779

    Forster Lane   London


	I have this day sent you by John & James Jackson the London Carriers a piece of fine Silver containing Nine Hundred & Seventy seven Ounces & an half which I desire you will place to Account with Sir Thomas Blackett Barot as usual at the Market Price& advise me on your Receipt of it.

	I have drawn a Bill on you for £500 payable to Bell Cookson & Co at 30 days dated 3rd January 1779.                                                  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