Letters – George Backhouse to Finlay & Hodgson – 10 Oct 1833

Document Type: Letters
Date: 10 Oct 1833
Correspondent: George Backhouse
Recipient: Finlay & Hodgson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/7
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Finlay & Co 						10th Oct 1833

      By the usual conveyance I forward you to the Bullion Office a piece of fine Silver weighing 1498 Ozs which you will please attend to on arrival.

      I have the pleasure also to inform you that I have sold to Walkers & Co this day 1000 p[iece]s Slag Lead at £13..15s/- per f[odde]r this will be all of the ord[inar]y Slag. Mr Johnson has laft this today to be in readiness to attend a meeting of the Inhabitants of Stanhope, at that place tomorrow, respecting the rating of Mr Beaumonts Mines in Weardale to the Poor. He will return tomorrow night & will reply to your favour of the 8thInst on Saturday.

						I am etc GB 

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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