Letter – Henry Richmond to Nicholas Halhead – 13 Oct 1761

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Oct 1761
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Nicholas Halhead
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Mr Richd. Halhead at Durham                                          Newcastle 13th October 1761

Sir     By Sir Wr Blacketts direction I have sent you herewith enclosed, as you desired the copy of the depositions taken in the Cause between Hump[hre]y Wharton Esqr Comp[lainan]t & the B[isho]p of Durham Wm. Blackett Esqr. & others Defend[an]ts about the Lease of the mines in the Inclosures in Weardale wch I mention’d to you at Durham & wch when you have perused I desire you will return to       Sir     Your mo[st] hble serv[an]t  HR

sent by Mr Shaftoe’s serv[an]t Thos.

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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