Letter – Joseph Richmond to John Harrison – 30 Apr 1761

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Apr 1761
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: John Harrison
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Mr John Harrison at Lintzgarth                                             [Newcastle] 30 April 1761

Sir    I desire you will set on your Lead carriage as fast as you can & if your Carriers will not abate of 9s. you must agree to give it them [in margin: C Bainbridge] for I do not find Mr Hunter is doeing any thing about it. I desire you will send in first, what lead & slag you know is unrefineable for we have working lead enough at Bladon, yours   JR

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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