Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Richard Master – 13 Jan 1790

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Jan 1790
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Richard Master
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Richard Master & Co   Bankers  London                                                NCastle  13th Jany 1790

Gentln	Inclos’d you will recieve a Bill drawn by Eden Ridley & Co on Castell & Co at 14 days dated this day for £212-10-; being one Quarter of a Years Composition Rent for the Lott Ore of Weardale Lead Mines, due 11th Nov. last to the Lord Bishop of Durham from Sir Thos Blackett Bart.__ Please to advise me on the Rec[eip]t of the Bill & send me the usual Rec[eip]t.			 I am etc  J.E.B

£212-10-                                                                                Newcastle Bank 13th Jany 1790

Fourteen Days after Date pay to the Order of John Erasmus Blackett Esqr

Two Hundred & twelve Pounds ten Shillings                 Value recieved

                               For Sir J Eden Sir M W Ridley Cookson Widdrington & Co

To Messrs Castell Powell Sumner & Co                                                                           Jas Wilkinson

No 15983    London                            Pay the Contents to the

                                                            Order of Richd Masters Esq & Co

                                                            Value in Acct with the Lord Bishop of Durham

                                                                                                          Jno 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