Letter – Joshua Straker to Augustus Browne – 3 May 1790

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 May 1790
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: Augustus Browne
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Augustus Browne Esqr                                                                       Newcastle  3rd May 1790

        Foster Lane     London

Sir	By Mr Blackett’s Order I sent you on Wednesday last the 28th Ult[im]o by Jno & [James] Jackson the London Carriers a Piece fine Silver Containing Thirteen Hundred & fifteen Ounces & a half which I desire that you will place to Account with Sir Thos Blackett Bart as usual at the Markett Price and advise Mr B upon your Receipt of it       I am etc  J.S

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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