Letter – Joshua Straker to Mark Skelton – 29 Sep 1795

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Sep 1795
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: Mark Skelton
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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M Skelton Esqr                                                                            Newcastle  29th Septemr 1795

           Birthwait Wakefield  Yorkshire

Sir	Mr Blackett was favoured with your letter of the 19th Inst & according to your desire have sent you the Banker’s Accounts, likewise Copies of all the Lead Mines & Mills Accots Rentals etc to the time of the last pays.  I have sent them by the Leeds Dilligence directed for you to be left at the Stafford Arms Inn Wakefield & hope you’ll receive them safe

                                            I am Sir Your Most Obed[ien]t H[um]ble Serv[an]t

 M Skelton Esqr                                                                            Josa Straker

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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