Letter – John Lindsay to James Standsfield – 2 Aug 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Aug 1677
Correspondent: John Lindsay
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: NRS RH15 102 6 2
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Sr James Standsfield

Yours of the 12th past we recd giveing a acct of the Lead Mines that although the Attempt heitherto has not yet answerd the charge yet lately you have recd good news from thge Mynes of their comeing to a good veyne & getting of Oare wch will shortley repay all our charge. I hope at last twill answer our expectation & wish you a good jour[....missing..] when you goe downe to view the worke. As to your desyre in favou[.... missing..] to the late Sr Robt Murray, I have not seen my Lord Brereton [....missing..] you first writ of it. I have inquird & indeavourd meeting [...missing..] him : But at psent hes not to be found. Soe soon as I can [...missing..] wth him shall indeavour to answer your desyre wthout thinkeing it any trouble but gladly serve you in the affaire & remaine

Your most humble servt  Jno Lindsay

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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