Letter – Joseph Richmond to Joseph Peart – 26 Mar 1734

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Mar 1734
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Joseph Peart
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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Mr Peart							Newcastle 26th Mar 1734

I desire you will send down to Mr Dalton two pounds weight of Oar from the undermentioned

Groves, & let the parcells be marked what grove they belong to, the Reason is, he <re..> [=refined?] all Rookhope lead last year & it produced full 8 Ounces in a Fothr w[hi]ch is well worth looking after when wee have no better work. Therefore I want to be satisfied whether it is one or more groves that produces the silver, or whether they are all alike in order to seperate, or keep the Oar together as wee see occasion I am	

Yrs etc J.R.

PS. All the groves that produce any quantity of  Oar in Weardale

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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