Letter – Henry Richmond to William Dalton – 14 Oct 1761

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Oct 1761
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Dalton
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Mr Wm. Dalton at Blaydon                                                Newcastle 14 October 1761

Sir      I desire you will recollect as well as you can the shape of the last piece of Silver that you bro[ugh]t in; for the Goldsmiths in London to Whom we sent it write us that it does not weigh so much as we made it by above 60 ounces, so that I apprehend something must have been cut off it & have therefore ordered it to be returned by the first carrier that we may examine it    I am etc   HR

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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