Letter – Nicholas Walton to Jonathan Reed – 2 Nov 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Nov 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Jonathan Reed
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Mr Jon Reed at Bolton

      Ravensworth Castle  Nor 2d 1736


	Last post I reced Yours wthout a date abt Hartside Colliery wherein you say we Intended not to lett you have that Collry but Instead thereof that Mr Stephenson Shoud Enjoy her at £10.5.-  I do Asure you that we have no Intention of Mr Stephenson Enjoyg the Colliery more than another person nor had we any Intention of Hindering you.  the proposall You Made was sent Regularly to London and I can a Sure you it is not known who will be the Farmer of that or any othr pt of the Derwentwater Estate,  If you are the best Bidder you may Expect to be the Farmer & As soon as I have any Accot of it’s being Confirmed in your Faviour It shall be Comunicated to you by Yr Very Hble Servt

      Nichs Walton

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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