Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 15 Jul 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Jul 1777
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes					Farnacres 15th July 1777


Dear Sir

      The Carrier who set out from Newcastle on Saturday the 5th will bring you 722 Ounces of Silver Bullion which desire you’ll be so good as excuse my not giving you more early notice of it.   I am with best respects			

      Dr Sir Yours &c 

      NW Junr.

PS  You will be so kind as keep the Inclosed ‘till Brother Smeaton arives in London.   I have sent a duplicate to Buxton and send this to you least any miscarriage shd. happen.

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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