Letters – Joseph Richmond to Charles Joy – 27 Apr 1733

Document Type: Letters
Date: 27 Apr 1733
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Charles Joy
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Chas. Joy Esqr.                                    Newcastle  27 April 1733

Hon[ou]rd Sr. 

I received your Lre  of the 13 inst calling upon us for the half years Intrest due 14 Jan[ua]ry last. The weather having been so bad as to hinder getting down our Lead as yet to market & the prices of all grain so low that wee cant be hard upon our Tenants, I hope you will have a little more patience, & not think us slow or undmindfull of you, if I return you that half years Rent Intrest before Midsum[me]r which I will take care to do at furthest, & as much sooner as I possibly can who am &c JR.

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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