Letters – George Backhouse to Finlay & Hodgson – 8 Jun 1833

Document Type: Letters
Date: 8 Jun 1833
Correspondent: George Backhouse
Recipient: Finlay & Hodgson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/7
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Finlay Hodgson & Co						M[onday] 8 June 1833


      Annexed I have your Monthly Cash A/c Monthly Sales and Stockton Letter, with Stock of Lead at Blaydon 31st Jan[uar]y 1833.

	I have also to advise you of a piece of fine Silver weighing Two Thousand One Hundred & Fifty-One Ounces forwarded to your address at the Bullion Office, Bank of England on the $ Inst  <Oirale> have advised you of the Silver the day it was sent from this Office, but thinking Mr Johnson might have to write you I waited for his return from the mines- he has since been called away on Election business & has instructed me, but he will write you when he does.

						I am Sir G[eorge] B[ackhouse]

P.S. Since writing the above I have another p[iec]e of Silver weighing 1109 1/4 Ozs is forwarded to your address as above.


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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