Letters – Thomas Crawhall to Read Lucas & Reads – 28 Dec 1798

Document Type: Letters
Date: 28 Dec 1798
Correspondent: Thomas Crawhall
Recipient: Read Lucas & Reads
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Mess Read Lucas & Reads Sheffield                                  Newcastle    28th December 1798


Gentn	I have this day sent you by John Pickersgill the Leeds Carrier a Pe fine Silver Containing Thirteen Hundred & Eight Ounces & One half which Mr Blackett desires you will place to Account with T.R.Beaumont Esqr as below and advise him on your Receipt of the same _ The Price has advanced of late, Mr Blackett has charged this the same he would have done had he sent it to London

                                                                                                 I am Gentn etc          T.C

For a Pe fine Silver qty 1308 1/2 @ 5-6 1/2 per Oz                 £362-11-3

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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