Letters – Joseph Richmond to Robert Long – 15 Sep 1732

Document Type: Letters
Date: 15 Sep 1732
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Robert Long
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Robt Long in John Street near Gold[smith] square London  	   Newcastle  15th Septr 1732


On Saturday last I sent by Crabtree the Carrier two Trunks of Mr Blacketts directed for you, wch I desire you will put in some very dry place till he come to Town, I have shipped in the Sarah Rose of Yarmouth Morris <Barnhard> master the Coach & Furniture 13 boxes 3 trunks wearing apparel Box of Plate, 1 hampier of Pickells & half an anker containing 4 bottles Pealings Burgundy. In the Coach are 3 liveries, 2 Velvet Seats, 2 hammer Clothes & <...> the <chased> seat, & 2 wipps, The harness &c are packed up in a Cask. I have agreed wth the master for 3 guin[ea]s for the freight, as you will see by the Inclosed Receipt, wch I desire you will pay him on Receipt of the goods if everything comes safe & well, & also give his Crew half a crown to drink, wch I promised them for their care, The Coach must be sent to <Cogdale.>, The Ship is loaden & ready to sail next tide, & will I hope be in the River before this reach you the wind being fair, I desire you will let me know if everything comes safe.  I am etc    J.R.

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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