I presume Mr Blackett, has addressed himself to you, some time ago, respecting the Application wch Mr. Mowbray, by my direction made to him on the subject of the Weardale Mines; & of the compensation to me for the Lot Ore thereof. I have received satisfactory information that the annual payment of £925- bears no proportion whatsoever to the Value of the Bishop's Ninth? I have, however, deferred taking any Steps in the Business, till Mr. Bl
Mess. Read Lucas & Reads Newcastle 8th June 1802
Yours of the 2d. Inst. was forwarded to Mr Blackett in the Country who has returned it me to answer. I have been making enquiry respect[in]g Mess. Campbell & Co; Color Makers, and find they are little known in this Town; I have not yet been able to obtain the information you wish in a few days I hope to do it, from a person to whom I have applied, when you shall be acquainted therewith - - -
London 10th June 1802
My Lord Bishop
I am informed that your Lordships Agents have lately made a Claim for Dues of Lead wrought in the Weardale Mines for some time past, a Claim which has surprised me much, You must be sensible that there is a Subsisting Agreement between your Lordship & myself for your one Ninth Dues which Agreement it is my Resolution to abide by.
I have the Honor to be with Great Respect
Your Lordships &c
Thos. Rd. Beaumont
Mr W.Shafto Newcastle 15 June 1802
Auditor’s Office Durham
Sometime ago I applied to Mr Emm at Auckland Castle requesting of him, Copies of the Leases last renewed by the Bishop of Durham to Col. Beaumont (in Col. Bts. name) of Lands called Kilhope & Welhope & Lintzgarth to obtain which, he referred me to you. I have now to request you will favor me with Copies of the same, as last drawn, p[er] the first opportunity . . any expence incurred in procuring t
Mess. Read Lucas & Reads N.Castle 15th. June 1802
I have now to inform you that the piece fine Silver lately sent you has been charged to your Account as below, which we hope you will not think too high - -- after enquiry of the trade we have not been able to get any satisfactory Ans[we]r. respecting Mess. Campbell & Co. and suppose them entire strangers in this Town.
I am &c. T..C..
June 8. For a p. fine Silver q. 1268 Ounces at 6/3 p[er] Oz
Morpeth 19th June 1802
I am favoured with your letter of the 10th inst.. enclosing copy of the Bishops letter to you, your answer to which was in my opinion very proper, for an interview with him could not answer any good purpose to you, & the less that you said on the business the better; the Bishop I have no doubt will be disappointed & highly displeased with your answer, he wished to have drawn you into a Compromise, or Reference, but Circumstanced as you are, that
Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads N.Castle 19th. June 1802
Your Favour of the 18th. inst. has come to hand, covering your Bills value four hundred Pounds 15s/.d which Sum is placed to your Credit with Coln. Beaumont for fine Silver sent you.
I am &c. T.C.
Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads Newcastle 12th. July 1802
In Mr. Blackett’s Absence I have this day sent you a p[iec]e fine Silver containing fifteen hundred & forty-five Ounces, which I desire you will place to Account as below with Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esqr. & advise me on your Receipt of the same. I am &c. T.C.
July 12th, a ps. fine Silver q 1545 Ozs. at 6s/3d p[er] Oz £482.16.3
Mess. Read Lucas & Reads Newcastle 13th. July 1802
Since writing to you on 12 Inst. We are informed that fine Silver had at that time experienced a considerable reduction in value and have accordingly altered the Price then charged to 6/- p[er] Oz as below
I am &c. T..C..
July 12 For a ps. fine Silver q. 1545 @ 6/- p[er] Oz - £463.10. ..
Mr. Isaac Watt Dundee Newcastle 16 July 1802
Mr. Blackett has received yours of 14. inst. and desires me to inform you, he cannot at present supply you with any Lead having lately sold more than he can deliver before the beginning of Septr next. Mr. B. has lately sold One Hundred Tons for the Russian Market @ £29 ½ p[er] F[odde]r he now means to ask £30.
I am &c. T..C..
Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads N.Castle 22d. July 1802
Mr. Blackett has p[er] this Post recd. your Favour inclosing eight Bills amount four hundred & sixty-two Pounds, which Sum is placed to the Credit of your Account with Coln. Beaumont for fine Silver sent you. I am &c. T.C.
Messrs. Wheeldon & Webster
1801 To Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esq.<D.>
Augt. 5th. For 10 Casks Litharge q. 60 cwt. - . qrs. - ..lb at £24 p[er] Ton £72 - .s - ..d
Messrs. Wheeldon & Webster Derby. Newcastle 27th. July 1802
Mr. Blackett has this day drawn a Bill on you at thirty days, for seventy-two Pounds, the Amount of the above Invoice, and which he has no Doubt you will duly honor. I am &c. T.C.
Messrs. Goslings & Sharpe Newcastle July 27th. 1802
Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Messrs. Surtees’s Burdon & Brandling on Messrs. Ransom Morland & Co. at thirty days dated this Day for three hundred & seventy five pounds to pay one Quarters Composition for the Tithe of Weardale Leadmines due the 11th. inst. to the Revd. H. Hardinge from Coln. Beaumont. – Please to acknowledge the Receipt of the Bill & advise Mr. Harding
Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads Newcastle 30th. July 1802 –
Mr. Blackett has this Day sent you a piece fine Silver of nine hundred and one half Ounces, which he requests you will place to Account with Thos. Richd. Beaumont Esqr. as below & advise him on your Receipt of the same. I am &c. T.C.
For a ps. fine Silver q 900 ½ Ozs. at 6s/.d p[er] Ounce £270 – 3s - ..d
Chas. Bowns Esqr. under Cover to Newcastle 2d. August 1802
Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esqr. Bretton, Wakefield Yorkshire
I am favoured with your Letter of the 26th. ulto. & observe that Mr. & Mrs. Beaumont are desirous of discharging the Debts (or a part of them) of the late Sir Thos. Blackett amounting to about £21,000 -.. - .. I think that they judge very prudently in so doing: The enclosed Account will shew you the Amount of what may be expected to be received till J
Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads N.Castle 12th. August 1802
Mr. Blackett has recd. your Favor of the 10th. inst. covering two Bills value £270 ---which Sum is placed to the Credit of your Account with T.R.Beaumont Esqr. for fine Silver sent you. I am &c. T.C.
Messrs. Wheeldon & Webster N.Castle 14th. Augt. 1802
Mr. Blackett has received yours of the 7th. inst. inclosing a Bill value £72 – 6 - .. which I am desired to return to you, he having already drawn on you, at 30 Days dated the 27th. Ulto. for the Amount; of which you were advised and he hopes you will duly honor the Bill.
I am &c. T.C.
Note. The Amount of the above became due on the 5th. Feb.y last.
Richd. Wilson Esqr. Newcastle 18th. Augt. 1802
Lincoln’s Inn Fields London
Your Letter of the 14th. inst. to Mr. Beaumont with a Copy of the Bill in Chancery filed against him & Mrs. Beaumont by the Bishop of Durham, have been shewn me & I have carefully perused the same, that part of it which sets forth that upon my being asked by the Bishop whether the Sum of £900 which I offered him, was the full Value of his one ninth part of the Lead Ore, that my
Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads N.Castle 2d. Sepr. 1802
Inclosed you will receive Josh. Shaw & Co.’s Drt. on J & J Neale, London, for twenty-five Pounds, which has this Day been returned to us for Nonpayment with 3s/6d Expences upon the same, for the Amt. of which your Accot. with Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esq. is made Dr. – Please to advise Mr. Blackett on your Rect. of the same. I am &c. –T.C.
Richd. Wilson Esqr. N.Castle 7th. Sepr. 1802
Lincoln’s Inn Fields London
I have been favoured with a Letter from Mr. Chisholm, acknowledgeing the Rect. of my Letter to you of the 18th. ulto. with the several Papers; I now enclose you under another Cover some further Instructions to enable the Council to prepare an Answer to the Bill filed by the Bishop of Durham against Mr. & Mrs. Beaumont; you will be pleased to inform me as soon as you conveniently can, wh
[Cover:] Further Instructions sent R.Wilson Esq – Sept. 7: 1802 – to enable him to prepare an Answer to the Bill filed by Bp. Durham against Mr. & Mrs. Beaumont.
At the time of making the Agreement with the Lord Bishop of Durham for his Lot Ore or 1/9th of the Ore raised in the Weardale Leadmines, he did not require to be informed of the Quantity raised the Year preceeding, nor any Number of Years, on an Average; Had he done so [inserted; ‘?’] It would have been complied with: S
1802 September 7th
This day pursuant to Notice in the Newcastle Newspapers and otherwise, William Ord Esquire Lord of the Manors of Whitfield and East Coanwood begun to ride or perambulate the Boundaries of the said Manors, at a place called Black Pool Bridge, and were met by Mr Nicholas Walton, one of the Receivers for Greenwich hospital, and Mr John Dickinson, the Hospital’s Moor Master in the Manor of Alston Moor, at a Bounder mark or place well known by the name
Mess. Read Lucas & Reads Newcastle 8 Sept.r 1802
I am favoured with your letter of the 7th. Ins. inclosing a Bill value £26. which Sum is placed to your Credit with Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esq on Account of fine Silver sent you I am &c. J.E.B.
The first ps. fine Silver I have to dispose of shall be sent to you----
Colonel Beaumont Newcastle 13th. Sep.r 1802
I send you enclosed Copy of Mr. Williamson’s Opinion taken the 9th. Aug.t 1792 on the Agreemt. made with the Bishop of Durham for his Lott Ore of Weardale Mines; which Opinion was taken in Consequence of the Death of Sir Thos. Blackett, and soon after which I am informed (for no Application was made to me) that the Bishop being dissatisfied with the Agreement which he entered into for his Lot Ore in the Year
Mrs. Forster and Sons Newcastle 15th. Sep.r 1802
I am directed by Coln. & Mrs. Beaumont to acquaint you, that unless the Balance of your Bond with the Interest thereon, be paid immediately, that Mr. Heron has Directions to put the Bond in Suit; As it was your Intentions that the Money left in the Hands of Mr. Crawhall arising from the Sale of your Share of the Brewery at Alston, should go towards the Discharging of the Debt, it will be necessary that you & your Sons s