Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 9 Feb 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Feb 1776
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr. John Holmes						Farnacres 9 Feby. 1776

Dear Sir

      This Week a Carrier will bring you a Box containing 684 ¾ Ounces of Bullion which we hope you will receive safe & we are Dr. Sr. &ca.

	W.& S.

PS. A Mistake having happened in the casting up of the last Cake amounting to £1:8:6

Mr. Holmes must when this is drawn for be drawn upon for £1.8.6 more than the Amount of this Cake. We are much obliged by your Accots. of the prices of Elm Pipes, which came after the above was wrote

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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