Letter – Joseph Richmond to George Barkess – 14 Dec 1728

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Dec 1728
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: George Barkess
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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Newcastle 14 Dec 1728

To Mr Geo Barkess at Kenton

I am extreamly surprised to find you have taken the Liberty of plowing any lee land without leave. As you have done so & broke through your covenants you may depend On I shall make satisfaction & Discharge you from proceeding any further  I am yrs &c JR

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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