Letters – Joshua Straker to Richard Fishwick – 6 Jan 1796

Document Type: Letters
Date: 6 Jan 1796
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: Richard Fishwick
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Mr Fishwick                                                                                              NewC 6th Jany 1796

          White Lead Works

Sir	Mr Blackett received your Bill & Check for £4000 & enclosed you have this receipt for the same, likewise Bills of parcels for the last Lead sold you _ Mr Blackett now begs leave to make you the following Offer (Viz 2500 P[iece]s Lead 1/3 Refd & 2/3 Com[m]on at £20 per Fdr for your London House & the same quantity in the above proportions for your Works here, to be paid for at the end of six months & he will be obliged by your Answer as soon as convenient

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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