Letter – Joseph Richmond to Richard Wilson – 15 Jan 1760

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Jan 1760
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Richard Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Rd Wilson Esq at Leeds								15 Janry 1760


Mr Thos Gunn has been with me today desiring to know if you accept of his proposal at the quarry, for he says this is the time for his hiring his men and therefore waits your answer, tho I find he has had some men at work already in baring her and hopes you will allow him to win some stones before the rent commences.  I am &c 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