Letter – Martin Morrison to John Breare – 1 Aug 1808

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Aug 1808
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: John Breare
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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John Breare Esq  Middleham					Newcastle 1st August 1808

I am favored with your letter of the 30th Ult the last Sales of Lead in this office were at £32 Per Fodder of 21 Cwt for refined, and I believe little at this time remains on hand in the market. You do not mention the Firm of the Great House who proposes to purchase 10,000 Pieces of your Lead at £33 Per fodder, but I have no doubt speculation is the object and therefore under the expectation of the price being still higher.  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