Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Richard Beaumont – 4 May 1793

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 May 1793
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Richard Beaumont
Archive Source: AE Beaumont letters
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      Newcastle 4th May 1793

Dear Sir

	I hope that this may find you well after your journey. The Pay was made at Dukesfield on wednesday to the Great satisfaction of the workmen as well as the Country in General; the great sum in Cash was very pleasing to them at this time, it gave them confidence and not the least objection was made Notis; Mr Straker returned this evening after making the pays for Allenheads, Coaleheugh & Weardale Miners & he gives me the  like account; Mr C Blackett returned with me from Dukesfield on Thursday , I am with respect 

	Dear Sir your most obedient and Humble Servant

		John E. Blackett

Thomas B Beaumont Esq

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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