Letters – Joseph Richmond to Richard Ridley – 29 Nov 1732

Document Type: Letters
Date: 29 Nov 1732
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Richard Ridley
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Richd Ridley Esq. 			Newcastle 29th Novr 1732


My Mas[te]r having ordered his Leadmines in Weardale to be paid off the next month, I desire you will be pleased to Order Mr Crowe to let me have £300 on the 9th when I expect Mr Peart here for the money, There Will be remaining on the Lead Accot upwards of £400 after the paymt wch I hope shall not have occasion to trouble you for in hast[e], I shoud not have done it now for the sum, but on the present Emergency, wch will plead my excuse who am Sr Yrs etc J.R.

P.S. Kilhope Oar got since the last pay amounts to about £150 wch will be <somuch> in part of the £300 deduct what money your Workmen may have already reced. 

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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