Letter – Joseph Richmond to John Armstrong – 9 Jan 1731

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Jan 1731
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: John Armstrong
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr. John Armstrong 	Newcastle 9th Janry 1730


I have paid Mr. Johnson for the last Quar.s [Quarter’s] candles at £5.10 a doz. wch. price he likewise insists on for the future, but says if you can meet wth. any person to supply the Miner at a lower price, he will be content to take that price. I am glad to find you have got the people set to work at Allenheads on their new Bargains, I wish they may prove good, You best know who is a proper person to succeed in the Clerks place, therefore pray appoint a sober person thereto free from all <accep.> as let the person dispute it if he pleases, tho I could wish there was no dispute or misunderstanding between you on that or any other area, and do recommend to you both to live in friendship as a good Resolution to begin the new year with

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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