Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to William Emm – 27 Jul 1792

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Jul 1792
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: William Emm
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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William Emm Esqr  Aukland Castle			Newcastle  27th July 1792

D[ea]r Sir	I think it necessary to acquaint you that the late Sir Thos Blackett has by his Will bequeathed All his Rights & Property in the several Lead Mines etc in Weardale, that were held by him under Lease from the Lord Bishop of Durham, unto Thos Richd Beaumont & Diana his Wife _ You will please to observe that the Agreement entered into between his Lordship & the late Sir Thomas Blackett for an Annual Payment as a Composition for the Lot Ore, is during his Lordship’s Possession or Enjoyment of the Bishoprick of Durham                    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