Letter – John Bell to Diana Beaumont – 1 Oct 1823

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Oct 1823
Correspondent: John Bell
Recipient: Diana Beaumont
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To Mrs Beaumont Lady of the Regality or Manor of Hexham

We the Inhabitants of Hexham in public meeting assembled take this opportunity of returning you our sincere thanks for the very kind and handsome manner in which you received a Deputation of our Townsmen on Saturday last. Your declaration ‘No power upon Earth shall induced Col Beaumont or myself to do any thing to deprive the Inhabitants of Hexham of the Comforts and privileges they have so long enjoyed in the Seal’ will be long an gratefully remembered, And we sincerely wish you and yours health and happiness

	Signed on behalf of the meeting by

		Jno Bell Bailiff

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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