Letters – Joshua Straker to John Richardson – 5 May 1797

Document Type: Letters
Date: 5 May 1797
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: John Richardson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Mr John Richardson Plumber   Berwick upon Tweed 		Newcastle  May 6th 97


                                To Thomas Rd Beaumont Esqr Dr

1797 May 5th                Cwt Qr lb  £

For 280 ps Refin’d Lead qty 419 2 7 @ 17 per Fother £339-12-11

Keeldues in Shipping                                     16- 6

                                                    £340- 9- 5

Sir	Above you have an Invoice of the 280 ps Lead you bought of me, Shipped on board the Diana Captn Browes & which I hope you’ll receive safe.             I am etc   J.S

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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