Letters – Benjamin Johnson to John Stagg – 21 Dec 1833

Document Type: Letters
Date: 21 Dec 1833
Correspondent: Benjamin Johnson
Recipient: John Stagg
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/7
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John Stagg Esq Stockton							Dec 21 1833

I was prevented answering your letter yesterday being absent from Newcastle.

We have but 450 Pieces Refined Slag Lead but can make of 500 next week which I shall be glad to sell to you at £15.10 per fod[der]. 500 Common at the same price and 1000 P[iece]s Ref[ined] at £16 per fod[der]. These are our present prices and I believe the prices of the Company and Duke of Cleveland I shall be glad to have you’re am[oun]t by return of post or I have an application to purchase Slag Lead from a London House.


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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