Letter – Joseph Richmond to Walter Blackett – 17 Mar 1730

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Mar 1730
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Walter Blackett Esq. 		Newcastle 17 Mar 1729/30

Hond Sr, Since my last I have the Favour of your tow lres the contents of wch will be duely Observ’d the inclosed in your former I deliver’d Mr Allgood who with his family removed yesterday to Hexham. Trading is but yet dull & particularly the Lead trade for wch here is little Demand, the price is at £15 10s 0d pr Fother, but the Road & weather continues so bad that wee can get but little to Markett. Winship having taken in most of the young Doggs your Kennel now consists of three and twenty Couples. The new horse in become perfect sound so shall have him taken up & got inyo good Order against you come to the Country. Mr May & Mr Coulson and Mr Dixon present their Service. 	I am	Sir &c	J R

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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