Letter – Nicholas Walton to Joseph Hilton – 14 Aug 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Aug 1769
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Joseph Hilton
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mr Jos. Hilton		                                                              Farnacres 14th August 1769

Dear Joe

      I inclose you Arnisons Notes which I desire youll make out afresh and send the new ones with Recets Signed by him, or return those now sent so as to be here on Sunday.

      Let Mr Mulcaster know he may Smelt the Small Quantities provided they dont take more than a days Work or two, and after that he must get as much done as possible in Smelting and Sending Off GHO and give express directions to the Carriers to get it to Newcastle with all imaginable dispatch.

      I wish you a good Journey and am with best respects to all Friends in which I am Joined by my Wife and Father

             Dear Sir Your Affect. Hble Servt


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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