Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Richard Master – 27 Nov 1792

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Nov 1792
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Richard Master
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Richard Master Esqr & Co                                                   NewC[astle]  27th Novr 1792

               Bankers  London

Gentlemn	Inclosed you will recieve a Bill drawn by Ridley Cookson & Co on Castell & Co at One Month dated this day for £231-5s being One Quarters Composition for the Lott Ore of Weardale Lead Mines, due this day to the Lord Bishop of Durham from Thos Richard Beaumont.Esqr

	Please to Advise me on your Receipt of the same.               I am etc   J.E.B

£231-5-                                                                                Newcastle Bank 27th [Nov] 1792

One Month after Date pay to the Order of John Erasmus

Blackett Esqr Two Hundred & thirty one Pounds five Shillings

Value recieved

                                        For Sir M W Ridley Cookson Widdrington Bell & Co

To Messrs Castell Powell Sumner & Co                                                   Thos Gibson

No 22666    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