Letters – Benjamin Johnson to William Wileshaw – 15 Apr 1833

Document Type: Letters
Date: 15 Apr 1833
Correspondent: Benjamin Johnson
Recipient: William Wileshaw
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/7
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Mr Wm <Wileshaw>	Manchester						April 15th 1833

		At Mr Hoppers request I send you our present price of Lead and Litharge delivered at our Works at Blaydon. Refined Lead £14 Common £13-10 per fodder of 21 Cwt proportion of 1/3 refined 2/3 Common with 1/10 Slag. Litharge £14-19 per Ton. Six Mos credit from date of Invoice or 2 1/2 discount for Cash.

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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