Letters – Joshua Straker to Richard Fishwick – 2 Jun 1796

Document Type: Letters
Date: 2 Jun 1796
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: Richard Fishwick
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Mr Fishwick                                                                       NCastle 2nd June 1796


Sir	Mr Blackett desires me to inform you that he intends making a Sale of Lead & that you may have 5000 P[iece]s 1/3 Refin’d & 2/3 Com[m]on at £19 per For for your London House, to be paid for in Bills due at the end of Six Months from the time of Sale; And 5000 P[iece]s in the same proportions & Terms, for your Works here _ Mr B. will be glad of your Answer as soon as convenient                         I am etc                 Josa Straker

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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