Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Richard Master – 4 Dec 1790

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Dec 1790
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Richard Master
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Richd Masters Esqr & Co                                           Newcastle  4th Decr 1790

       Bankers  London

Gentn	Inclos’d you will recieve a bill drawn by Eden Ridley & Co on Castell & Co at One Month dated this day for £212-10-; to pay one Quarters Compo[sitio]n Rent for the Lot Ore of Weardale Lead Mines due to the Bishop of Durham from Sir Thos Blackett Bart the 11th Novr last.__ Please to advise on your Rec[eip]t of the bill and send me your usual Reciept.

                                                                                                                   I am etc  J.E.B

£212-10-                                                                                Newcastle Bank 4th Decr 1790

One Month 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 18136    London                            Pay the Contents to the Order

                                                            of Richd Masters Esqr & Co Value

                                                           in Acct w[i]th 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