Letters – Joshua Straker to Isaac Hunter – 10 Mar 1796

Document Type: Letters
Date: 10 Mar 1796
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: Isaac Hunter
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Mr Isaac Hunter Junr                                                                  Newcastle    10th  Mar 1796


Dear Sir	I am favoured with your letter of the 8th Inst and according to your request have sent you (below) an Account of the Corn delivered to Dukesfield in the Year 1795.  The price that Mr Blackett fixed was for the Rye 11s per Bole & for the Barley & Peas 9s per Boll the carriage to be paid by Mr Beaumont.

	Have likewise sent you the price of Lead for the Years that you mention.  I received the Hare for which I return you thanks

                                                                     I am etc  J.S

Rye sent to Dukesfield  145 Bolls

Barley   to   do         63  do

Peas     to   do          6  do

Price Refd Lead in 1786 £16-10 per Foth[e]r

      Do           1787  20    per Foth[e]r

      Do           1791  19-10 per Foth[e]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