Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Richard Master – 9 Jun 1792

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Jun 1792
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Richard Master
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Richd Master Esqr & Co                                                               NewC[astle]  9 June 1792

               Bankers  London

Gentlemen	Inclosed you will recieve a bill drawn by Sir MW Ridley B[ar]t & Co on Castell & Co at Thirty days dated this day for £231-5 being One Quarter of a Years Composition Rent for the Lot Ore of Weardale Lead Mines, due 26 May last to the Lord Bishop of Durham from Sir Thos Blackett B[ar]t __ Please to advise me on your Reciept of the same      I am etc  J.E.B

£231-5-                                                                                Newcastle Bank 9th June 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                                                   Jas Wilkinson

No 21511    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