Letter – Joshua Straker to Richard Master – 26 May 1794

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 May 1794
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: Richard Master
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Richd Master Esqr & Co                                                               Newcastle  26th May 1794

         Bankers  London

Gentn	Mr Blackett being from home, I send you the inclosed Bill drawn by Surtees Burdon & Co on Glyn Mills & Mitton at 40 days dated this day for £462-10 to pay half a Years Composition for the Lot Ore of Weardale Lead Mines, due this day to The Lord Bishop of Durham from Thos R Beaumont Esqr.  Please to Advise me on your Receipt of the same

                                                                                                        I am etc  J.S

£462-10-             No 3664

Newcastle upon Tyne   May 26th 1794

Forty days after date pay to the Order of Mr Josha Straker

Four Hundred & Sixty two pounds Ten Shillings   Value Received 

                                                                             Surtees Burdon & Co

To Messrs Glyn Mills & Mitton

Bankers    London                                              Endorsed   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