Letter – Joseph Richmond to Thomas Strother – 15 May 1730

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 May 1730
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Thomas Strother
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Tho Strother		Newcastle 15 May 1730

Sr, I shall deliver this Evening to the Leads Carrier three dozen of French wine & a Dozn Bottles Arrack pursuant to Sir Walter’s order the charge as below, six bottles of the Arrack are sealed wch I take to be much better than the others & is all I could get of the Sort Inclosed you have my bill on Sir Walter for Seventeen pounds 5s 5d the amount of the Holland wine and arrack ach you may return either by the Carrier or in any other mannor you think fit. Mr Blackett I presume sets out for the north on Mondat, I wish them a good journey to Calverley & am wth best respects Sir yours &c JR

3 dozen F wine of Mr <Hiakater> at 28s a dozn 4– 4– 0

6 bottles arrack of Mr Stephenson             1– 4- 8

6	do	  of Mr Dixon sealed                1– 1– 9

A piece of Holland of Wm Armstrong           10-15   

                                            £17- 5- 5

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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