Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Richard Master – 3 Jun 1788

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Jun 1788
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Richard Master
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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To  Richd. Master Esqr.  & Co. Banker Chancery Lane.                     NCastle  3 June  1788  


Gentlemen       Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Sir J. Eden Sir MW. Ridley & Co. on Castell & Co. at one Month dated the 2d. inst. for Two Hundred & Twelve Pounds ten Shillings . being for three Months Composition Rent for the Lott Ore of Weardale Lead Mines due, at Pentecost last, to the Lord Bishop of Durham from Sir Thos. Blackett Bart.  You will please to advise me on your Receipt of this Bill and send me the usual Receipt.  I am etc  J. E. B.

           £212.10. .                              Newcastle Bank  2nd. June 1788

           One Month after Date pay to the Order of John Erasmus Blackett Esq.  Two Hundred

           & twelve Pounds  ten Shillings       Value received

                                                 For Sir J. Eden  Sir MW. Ridley Cookson Widdrington & Co

To  Messrs Castell Powell Sumner & Co                      Thos. Gibson           


                                                     Pay the Contents to the order of Richd. Master Esqr.  & Co   

No  12525                                    Value in Acct. with the Lord Bishop of Durham           

                                                                                      John 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