Letter – Joseph Richmond to John Bacon – 11 Nov 1730

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Nov 1730
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: John Bacon
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr. Bacon,			Newcastle 11 Nov 1730

Sr, I have received your Lre of the 28th ulto, & have noted your 235 ps of Lead d’d at Blaydon, as below, you are pleas’d to say you will give an Order for the money in a short time. I always look upon two months in the leda trade to best of paymt, unless in Consideration of a better Bargain than I can assure you this will prove, but I shall punctually answer your draught whenever you think proper to press it upon me, only if you please I would desire you not to draw for upwards of £250 till afterward Xmas, that wee see what will be your proportion of the lot & tith, & then I will send you your Accot & pay what shall be due thereon as you direct, but if this meet not with your Approbation I readily submit I shall do all in my Power to forward the Accot & partnership pay as you desire, but as I hope for directions to pay Weardale groves before Xmas, I think the partnership pay must be respites to that time.

	I am	Sr	yours &c	JR

Octob 21 250 of 356[cwt].3q[uarters].14lb at £17.10 pr Fothr  - £297.7s.11d

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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