Letter – Thomas Crawhall to Messrs. & Co – 26 Oct 1802

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Oct 1802
Correspondent: Thomas Crawhall
Recipient: Messrs. & Co
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Messrs. <Raver> &  Co.			Newcastle 26th. Oct.r 1802



      The Lead disposed of here p[er] Mr. Blackett is the WB Lead and is delivered about 3 Miles distant from this place; the present Prices at this Port are for ref.[ine]d Lead £32 -5 -.. p[er] Fo.[dde]r of 21 Cwt. or 2352 lbs Ref.d & Comon Lead in equal Portions £32 p[er] Fo.[dde]r of 21 Cwt. & Litharge £32-10—p[er] Ton of 20 Cwt. payable by Bills on London due in six Months. – The Purchaser being at every Charge in Shipping &c. which will render it necessary, in Case you become a Purchaser, that you engage a Person here to transact that Business for you:   Mr. B. having made some Sales lately at the above Prices his Stock in hand is at present small.  I am &c. ---T.C.

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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