Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 18 May 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 May 1779
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes.                               			Farnacres 18th May 1779

Dear Sir

       This serves to acquaint you that last Weeks Carrier from Newcastle will bring you a Box containing 720 1/2 Ounces of fine Silver.

       Yesterday I dined with Brother Smeaton in Newcastle and have the pleasure to acquaint you he is very hearty and in good Health.  I am with best Compliments to you and Yours.

               Dear Sir Your most hble Servt

      N W Junr 

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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