Letter – Ralph Grey – 21 Aug 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Aug 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      Augt 21 (74)

Worthy Sr

Yours of the 15th came to hand noting the rect of the £30 bill pd Sr Thos Bludworth I have my man about the stons I shall use my endeavor in hasting him I have been in the west this 10 days: I hope to see him tomorrow I cannot prevail with Masters to take in Lead at 12d per ps it is now sold here for £12:10s or £13 per fother & <doslins> giving about 26<tii> in Holland I hope yours will prove the best market iron hoops at a stand  This what needful from Your humble servant Ralph Grey

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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