Letters – John Erasmus Blackett to Messrs Drummond – 10 Dec 1798

Document Type: Letters
Date: 10 Dec 1798
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Messrs Drummond
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Messrs Drummond Bankers   London                                                NCastle  10th Decr 1798

Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Mess Surtees & Co on Mess Barclays & Co at 30 days dated this day for Four Hundred & Sixty Two Pounds 10s/ to pay half a Years Composition for the Lot Ore of Weardale Leadmines due 26th Ulto last to My Lord Bp of Durham from Col Beaumont.  Please to advise me on your Receipt of the same

                                                                                                                    I am etc J.E.B

                          £462-10          No  5689

                                                                NCastle    Decr 10th 1798

     Thirty days after Date pay to the order of J

E Blackett Esqr   Four Hundred & Sixty Two Pounds 10s

                                                                     Value received

Mess Barclays, Tritton & Co                                    Surtees Burdon & Co

                      Bankers    London
Includes Bill

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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