Letters – Benjamin Johnson to Thomas Key – 17 Nov 1832

Document Type: Letters
Date: 17 Nov 1832
Correspondent: Benjamin Johnson
Recipient: Thomas Key
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/7
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Thos Key								Newcastle Novr 17 1832

My dear Sir								

      I will thank you to send by the ship for this port 150 feet of 11/8 inch Lead Pipe & 40 feet of 7/8 inch Pipe for the use of Allen Smelt mill.

The Lead Trade here is very flat but sellers holds firm for price at £12 - !0- & £12 – common

						I am Dr Sir Yrs Truly

							Benj Johnson

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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