Letter – Joseph Richmond to Walter Blackett – 10 Jan 1730

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Jan 1730
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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to Waltr Blackett Esq					Newcastle 10 Janry 1729

Sir, I have received your lre of the 7th & shall observe your orders therein concerning the Horse. Mr Allgood presents his service & bids me acquaint you that here being no person at present in the Country to apply to about adding your Life in the lease for Weardale lead mines, desires on your getting to Town that you’ll please to get Mr Clark to treat with the Bishop on that head, & when you have got his Answer that you will please to signifie the same for Mr Allgood’s Oppinion, & Mr Bacons Approbation who on acct of his interest in the partnership mines being to pay his proportion of the fine, will expect to be consulted therein.I don’t find by Mr Allgood that there is any thing more done in Mowbray’s affair, but he says he will endeavour to get it referrd as soon as possible under proper Instructions yrs etc 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