Letter – Nicholas Walton to Thomas Ions – 27 Jul 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Jul 1779
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Thomas Ions
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr Thos Ions.                           				Farnacres 27th July 1779

Mr Ions

       I was very much surprised to find on enquiry that no Lead had been brought from Newburn the last Week at which I am so very much displeased that you may depend upon it if you do not exert yourself to the utmost from the time you receive this Letter I shall most assuredly give directions that you have nothing further to do with the Lead Carriage.  I expect the above to be fully complied with and am

       Yours etc. 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