Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Hodgson – 12 Nov 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Nov 1771
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Hodgson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mr John Hodgson						Farnacres 12th November 1771


      As we are in immediate want of a Pot for running Lead into from the Reducing Furnace at Langley Mill we must desire you will as soon as convenience will permit get us one cast and that youll send it by John Corbett or James Johnson Hexham Carriers with a Bill of the Charge to Mr Peter Mulcaster at the said Mill. Be so good as take care it is quite clear of Flaws. The size 20 inches wide at Top and 12 Inches deep inside measure. Let it be rather stronger than common. We are

      Sir Your Hble Servts

      N WJunr  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