Letter – Jonathan Hilton to John Cleaver – 8 Dec 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Dec 1770
Correspondent: Jonathan Hilton
Recipient: John Cleaver
Archive Source: AMHS H&H
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A Copy of a Letter sent Mr. Cleaver 				8th Dec. 1770


As Christmass is now very near & my Lord Carlisle & you have hitherto pay’d your Leadmine workmen at that Time every Year thinks it right to acquaint you that the same time should be observ’d in future, your shair to make Alstonmoor Pays will be £15 and as Immagion Cash in Mr. Atkinson’s hand for your shair of Lead sold may give me an order to draw on him or otherwise as you Please, & as there will be cash wanted to support the workmen may make the draught for £20; & as soon as the Pay is made & proper rects. sign’d will remit you Pticulars after my seeing you in your Road to Newcastle I wrot Mr. Lavie that you agreed to stand the same shair with my Lord in the Alstonmoor Tryals that you had to wit ¼

I am &ca. Jonathan Hilton 

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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