Letters – Benjamin Johnson to Grace & Yallop – 13 Apr 1833

Document Type: Letters
Date: 13 Apr 1833
Correspondent: Benjamin Johnson
Recipient: Grace & Yallop
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/7
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Messrs Grace & Yallop						April13th 1833

      In answer to your favr of the 10th inst the 90 Casks of Litharge shall be shipped on Saty next the 20th inst and your instructions in respect to messrs Dodds Leightons attended to. Our present price of 20 tons of the best refined Lead suitable for making white Lead is £14 per Ton delivered at our works at Blaydon and I will get it put on board for 30/- I cannot at present offer more than that quantity but it will be sufficient for the purpose of your ascertaining its superiority over any other Lead for the purposes of White Lead. I shall be glad to receive your answer by return of post having an application which I could not supply should you accept my offer.								BJ

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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