Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Richard Beaumont – 19 May 1794

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 May 1794
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Richard Beaumont
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Colonel Beaumont                                                                                 Newcastle 19th May 94

        Bretton   Wakefield  Yorkshire

Dear Sir	Your Lead Stewards have been with me this Morning & I have paid them £65145 to make the several Pays for the Mines & Mills and for Subsistence for the Workmen; I have rec[eiv]ed of Messrs Surtees Burdon & Co £60000 of which £18000 was Cash.  I have paid into the said Bank on your Acct w[i]th Messrs Ransom Moreland & Co three Bills amounting to £10294-15- of which £2500 will be due 15th July; £2500 the 15th Augt and £529-4-15 the 10th Septr.

	Tomorrow Morning I shall go with the Stewards to make the Pay at Dukesfield

                                                                                                                       I am etc  J.E.B

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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