Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 10 Dec 1773

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Dec 1773
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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To Mr John Holmes.                  			Farnacres 10th Decr 1773

Dear Sir

       This Weeks London Carrier from Newcastle will bring you 781 1/2 Ounces of Bullion which when reced we will draw upon you for after deducting what we have reced of Mr Newton on your Acct which is £11.6.6. We did promise to deduct it out of the last Cake but had not then reced the money as it was only paid us upon the 30th of last Month.

       We are etc    W & 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