Letter – Nicholas Walton to Jonathan Hilton – 24 Jan 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Jan 1771
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Jonathan Hilton
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Messrs Jona. and Joseph Hilton					Farnacres 24th January 1770 


      We reced. your report of the Lead Mines and Observe the Contents. 

      Joe said nothing about Hartside Colliery when he was last here; pray let us know what is doing & done at the Levell for, laying the Coal dry which was last found & how you go in otherwise. 

      We inclose a Paper showing the Dues wch. were wanting at Langley Mill after finishing the Carriage in 1769 & are 

      Your most Hble Servts 

      Walton & Smeaton 

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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