Letter – Martin Morrison to G & T Alderson – 2 Oct 1815

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Oct 1815
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: G & T Alderson
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      N[ew]Castle 2nd October 1815

Messrs G & T Alderson Lead Merchants – London

In reply to your request thro[ugh] Mr Hopkins I am to inform you that my price for one Thousand Pieces of Refinded Lead is £21 p[er]fo[dde]r and for one Thousand pieces of Common including 1/10th Slag £20 p[er]fo[dde]r six months Credit, but that on no account can I consent to sell Common Lead without the usual proportion of Slag being included. – I am etc	MM

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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