Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Robert Child – 1 Nov 1783

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Nov 1783
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Robert Child
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Robt Child Esqr & Co   Bankers                                      Newcastle      1st Novemr 1783



	Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Bell Cookson & Co on Castell & Co for £157.10s.0d at 20 days dated this day being half a Years Composition Rent for the Tithe Ore of Weardale Leadmines due to My Lord Bishop of Lincoln the 14th August last as Rector of Stanhope from Sir Thomas Blackett Barot.

	You will please to acknowledge the Receipt of this Bill; advising His Lordship of the same & when paid send me His Lordships Receipt as usual.    I am etc   JEB

                                   £157.10.0             Newcastle Bank     1st Novr 1783

                                   Twenty Days after date Pay to the order of John Erasmus

                                   Blackett Esqr  One Hundred & fifty seven Pounds ten

                                   Shillings  Value received

                                                                         For Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington Co

To Messrs Castell Powell Sumner & Co                                                Thos Gibson

                             London                    Pay the Contents to the order of Robt Child Esqr

No 3088                                                  & Co   value in accot with the Right Revd The

                                                               Lord Bishop of Lincoln

                                                                                            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