Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Richard Master – 4 Feb 1789

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Feb 1789
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Richard Master
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Richard Masters & Co   Bankers                                                  NCastle  4th Feby 1789

            Chancery Lane   London

Gentlemen	Inclos’d you will receive a Bill drawn by Eden Ridley & Co on Castell & Co at one Month dated this day for £212-10-; being one Quarter Composition Rent for the Lot Ore of Weardale Lead Mines, due f[ro]m Sir Thos Blackett Bart to the Bishop of Durham the 11th Feby last __ Please to advise me on yo[u]r Rec[eip]t of the Bill & send me the usual Reciept.

                                                                                                                          I am etc  J.E.B

£212-10s                                                                                NCastle Bank 4th March 1789

One Month after Date pay to the Order of John Erasmus Blackett Esq 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 Widdrington

No 14115    London                            Pay the Contents to the

                                                            Order of Richd Master Esq & Co

                                                            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