Letters – Joseph Richmond to Robert Page – 6 Jul 1731

Document Type: Letters
Date: 6 Jul 1731
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Robert Page
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Robt Page plumber in Hawick			Newcastle 6th July 1731

Sr, I have before me your Lre of the 24 past directed for Sr Wm Blackett sometime deceas'd signifying the salvage of 200 peices of WB Lead, lost in the Herring of Yarmouth on the Cutler sands, as you say about 8 Years agoe, The Executors acknowledge the favour of your Information, & request you will inform yourself, & let me know by return of the Post in what year that ship was lost, what Number of pieces where actually salv'd & who has them in possession, 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