Letter – Unsigned to Messrs Drummond – 22 May 1802

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 May 1802
Correspondent: Unsigned
Recipient: Messrs Drummond
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Messrs. Drummond						N.Castle May 22d. 1802.

Bankers London


      Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Messrs. Surtees’s Burdon & Brandling on Messrs. Ransom & Co. at thirty Days dated this Day, for four hundred & sixty-two Pounds, ten Shillings, to pay half a year’s Composition for the Lot Ore of Weardale Leadmines due the 26th. inst. to the Lord Bishop of Durham from Coln. Beaumont.  Please [struck out: to send me a proper] acknowledge the Receipt of this sum, [struck out: on the other Side is a Copy of that formerly given.]  for that purpose.   I am &c -

[paragraph struck out: Received 16 March 1797 of Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esqr. by the Payment of J.E.Blackett Esqr. the Sum of four hundred and sixty-two Pounds 10s/-d for half a years Compositon for the Lot Ore of Weardale Leadmines due the 26th Feby last to the Lord Bishop of Durham, by whose Order and for whose <lese>  the same is received by us.---

£462 – 10 - ..]

£462.10. .. No. 7375 Newcastle upon Tyne        May 22d. 1802

Thirty Days after Date pay to the Order of J.E.Blackett Esqr. four Hundred & sixty-two Pounds ten Shillings Value recd. Surtees’s Burdon & Brandling

Messrs Ransom Morland & Co. Bankers Pall Mall 


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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