Richard Wilson Esq. N.Castle 15th. Sepr. 1802
Lincoln’s Inn Fields London
I am favoured with your Letter of the 10th. inst. I am happy to find that you think so favourably of the Cause with the Bishop of Durham. I now send you enclosed an Acco.t of the Compositions pd. to the Bishop & to the Rector of Stanhope from the year 1781 to the year 1801 distinguishing when an Alteration took place & likewise a Copy of Mr. Williamson’s Opinion taken the 9th.
My dear Sir,
I have communicated the contents of your Letter to Mr. Allgood to which he has returned a written Statement of the Transactions at the time of his quitting your employment which I enclose. He is willing to attend you immediately to explain anything you may require in the Confidence that he can do so, to your Satisfaction and his own Credit. He assures me that he has not any Paper or Plans whatever relating to the Concems in which he was employed by y
Sandsend September 20th 1802
In or about the year 1776 - I became concerned for the late Sir Walter Blackett then the owner of the Weardale Lead mines which now belong Colonel Beaumont as second Agent in his Lead mines in Weardale.
At that time Mr Maughan was the principal agent, after I had been concerned for about five Years Mr Maugham died and Mr Emerson succeeded him in the appointment and continued it until the Year 1801 when Mr Emerson died -- a s
Arthur Mowbray Esqr. Newcastle Sepr. 25th. 1802
Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Messrs. Surtees’s Burdon & Brandling, on Messrs. Ransom, Morland & Co. at Twenty Days dated this Day, for seventy-five Pounds 1s/2d being half a year’s Moor Master’s Rent due from Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esqr. the 2d. Ulto. to the Lord Bishop of Durham, with 1s/2d for Acquitance & Duty. Please to acknowledge the Receipt of the same. I am &c. –J.E.B.
Messrs Read, Lucas & Reads N.Castle 1st. Oct.r 1802
I have this Day sent you p[er] the Leeds Waggon, a ps. fine Silver containing One Thousand & Sixty-five Ounces, which Mr. Blackett desires you will place to Acco.t with Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esqr. as below, & advise him on your Receipt of the same. I am T.C.
Oct.r 1st. For a ps. fine Silver q 1065 Oz at 6s/. p[er] Oz. £319-10-..
Colonel Beaumont Newcastle 3d. Oct.r 1802
I have been favoured with both your Letters, and I observe what Mr. Allgood alledges in Justification of his Conduct; he certainly was much dissatisfied on Mr. Emerson’s Appointment to succeed his Father as principal Agent, but no promise of the kind had ever been made him; he gave no regular Notice of quitting the Employ, until he had engaged himself to Lord Mulgrave, & then he came over to acquaint m
Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads
Sheffield Newcastle 12th.October 1802
Mr. Blackett was yesterday favored with your letter of the 9th. Inst. covering Three Bills Amount £315-3-8 which Sum is placed to the Credit of your Accot. with TR Beaumont Esq. for fine Silver sent you. – Mr. Blackett is sorry to observe the last ps. Silver sent you was not clear of Lead, and hopes from the directions given, that a similar occurrence will not happen in future.-
I am Gent &a
Messrs. Wheeldon & Webster N.Castle 16th. Oct.r 1802.-
Inclosed you have your Draft on Messrs. Webster & Co. London, which has this Day been returned to us for non Payment with £1 -2 - 10 Expences upon the same, for the Amount of which your Account with Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esq is made Dr. – Please to advise Mr. Blackett on your Receipt of the Bill. – I am &c. T.C.
Mrs. Beaumont under Cover to Newcastle 17th. Oct.r 1802
Coln. Beaumont Bretton, Wakefield Yorkshire
I have the Favor of your Letter of the 13th. inst. & I observe what you say as to the Advance of Price on Lead; I am inclined to think that the Persons from whom Coln. Beaumont had the Information, were influenced in their Opinion, more by their own private Wishes &c. than from any well founded Knowledge of the present State of the home and foreign Markets.
Messrs. Goslings & Sharp N.Castle 22d. October 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 Quarter of a years Composition for the Tithe Ore of Weardale Leadmines due the 11th. inst. to the Revd. Henry Hardinge from Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esqr.. Please to advise on your Receipt of the B
Mrs. Beaumont under Cover to Newcastle 24th. Oct.r 1802.-
Colonel Beaumont M.P. Bretton, Wakefield Yorkshire.-
I am favoured with your Letters of the 20th. & 21st. inst. I observe what you say respecting the Sale of your Lead; you and Coln. Beaumont may rest assured that the Confidence which you are pleased to place in me, shall not be abused: since the Receipt of your last, I have accepted of the Offer made me by Doubleday & Easterby for 500 ps. Lead half
Messrs. <Raver> & Co. Newcastle 26th. Oct.r 1802
The Lead disposed of here p[er] Mr. Blackett is the WB Lead and is delivered about 3 Miles distant from this place; the present Prices at this Port are for ref.[ine]d Lead £32 -5 -.. p[er] Fo.[dde]r of 21 Cwt. or 2352 lbs Ref.d & Comon Lead in equal Portions £32 p[er] Fo.[dde]r of 21 Cwt. & Litharge £32-10—p[er] Ton of 20 Cwt. payable by Bills on London due in six Months. – The Purch
Mrs. Beaumont under Cover to Newcastle 14 Novem.r 1802
Colonel Beaumont MP Bretton, Wakefield Yorkshire
I had the Favour of your Letter of the 7th. inst. I should not have wrote to you on the Subject of your Claim on Mr. Errington, had I not received a Letter from Mr. Bowns on that Business after you left the North & Mr. Heron had in Consequence taken Mr. Williamson’s Opinion, which certainly puts that Matter out of Dispute; I have accordingly wrote to Mr. Be
Colonel Beaumont Newcastle Nov. 20th. 1802
Bretton, Wakefield Yorkshire
I was favoured with your Letter of the 15th. inst. enclosing me Colonel Scott’s Letter for which I am much obliged to you.-
T.Crawhall has wrote to his Father to know what he paid on Account of Mr. Lee for the Poney &c. when we have his Answer, you shall be informed.
The very wet Weather we have had prevents Mr. W.Bates proceeding with the Valuation of your Estates: it is n
Messrs. Drummond N.Castle Nov.r 26th. 1802.-
Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Messrs. Surtees’s Burdon & Brandling on Messrs. Ransom Morland & Co. at forty Days dated this Day, for two Hundred & thirty-one Pounds, five Shillings, to pay one Quarters Composition for the Lot Ore of Weardale Leadmines, due this Day to the Lord Bishop of Durham from Mr. Beaumont. Please to acknowledge the Receipt of this Sum for that Purpose. I am
Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads Newcastle 2d. Decem.r 1802
Mr. Blackett has this Day sent you a ps. fine Silver p[er] the Leeds Waggon which he desires you will place to Account with Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esq. as below, and advise him on your Receipt of the same. I am &c.----T.C.-
For a ps. fine Silver q 1175 Oz @ 6s/1d p[er] Ounce - £357 – 7- 11
Mr. Bell Newcastle 14th Decemr. 1802.
I yesterday received Mrs. Beaumonts Letter of the 11th. inst. enclosing yours of the 30th Ulto. which she desires me to answer.
As she takes no Notice of what you wrote respecting the Security upon the Tolls of the new Branch Road, you will keep it in your hands, until you hear further.-
As the late Tenant of the Colliery on Hexham Fell, died insolvent and was by Agreement bound to fill up the Pits, i
Mrs. Beaumont under Cover to Newcastle 15th. Dec.r 1802
Colonel Beaumont Portman Square, London
I am favoured with your Letter of the 14th. inst. & am happy in hearing so good an Account of yourself, the Colonel and your Children after your Journey.-
I have had a violent Attack of gouty Spasms in my Stomach, which has confined me to the House some Days, I got out for a couple of Hours this Morning, but I find myself feeble & much shook by the late A
Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads Newcastle 17th. Dec.r 1802.-
Mr. Blackett has this Day been favoured with yours of the 15th. Inst. inclosing Seven Bills Value £363-14 - .. which Sum is placed to the Credit of your Account with T.R.Beaumont Esqr. for fine Silver sent you: Mr. Blackett will forward you another piece fine Silver about the 1st. of January next. I am &c.- T.C.
Richard Wilson Esq. Newcastle 31st. Dec.r 1802 –
Lincolns Inn Fields London
I refer you to my Letter of the 20th. Ulto. from Morpeth. I now enclose you under two Covers to Mr. Beaumont the several Accounts that you required & likewise Copies of such letters that I have wrote to Mr. Beaumont on the subject. Should you require Copies of the letters from Col. Beaumont to me on the business they shall be sent you. How far it may be adviseable to setting out at first the
Mess. Read Lucas & Reads Newcastle 3d. January 1803
I have this day sent you p[er] Leeds Waggon a ps. fine Silver containing Eight Hundred & Fifty Nine Ounces, which I desire you will place to Account with Tho. Rd. Beaumont Esq as below & advise me on your receipt of the same
I am &c J.E.B.
For a ps. fine Silver q 859 @ 6/1 p[er] oz. - £261.5.7
Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads Newcastle 17th. January 1803
Mr. Blackett has been favoured with yours of the 14th. Inst. enclosing three Bills, Value two Hundred & fifty-two Pounds, two Shillings, which Sum is placed to the Credit of your Accot. with Colonel Beaumont. I am &c.----T.C.
George Silvertop Esq. Newcastle 23d. Jan.y 1803.
I was favoured with your Letter of the 14th. Inst. – After consulting with some of Mr. Beaumont’s Lead Agents & full considering the Matter; I am of Opinion that it will be advisable not to make any Change in the Mode of the Lead Car[ria]ge. –
I have the Honour to be &c.----J.E.B.
Mr. John Bell Newcastle 25th. Jan.y 1803
My late Illness prevented me answering your several Letters, indeed we have had a very sick House. I am better, but Adml. Collingwood is still confined to the House by his Cold.
I have not had answer from Mrs. Beaumont respecting Mr. Errington refusing to pay the £5 p[er] Ann. & the Arrears until he is reimbursed his Expences on Account of the Action brought against him; the Law must decide that Matter
Mrs. Beaumont under Cover to Newcastle 30th. Jan.y 1803.-
Colonel Beaumont Portman Square London
I have the Favour of your Letter of the 25th. Inst. & I am glad to find that the late Sales of Lead that I have made & purpose of supporting the Price, is approved of by you & Coln. Beaumont: the latter Sale of 12,000 ps. to Easterby & Co. at £32 & £33 cannot be compleated before the end of March or the beginning of April: since my last Letter to you