Edw[ar]d Bunn Esq Newcastle 6 October 1806
14 Great Surrey St Blackfryers Bridge London
I remit you inclosed a Bill for £500 by directions from Col Beaumont which he desires you will appropriate in the same manner as the like sum which I remitted to you on the 6th Sept[ember] Namely in purchasing Stock under the same trusts after which you will please to send down to me a power of attorney to receive the Dividends in like manner as the former.
I am Sir etc CB
October 14th 1806
Coalcleugh Lead Mine upon the whole is not in so prosperous a state as at Midsummer, some of the old Workings are obliged to be advanced in price, and such a quantity of Water loosed by working in the back forehead, about the Cross Vein, is like to be too much for the Engine, in order to remedy that, ordered the Workmen to Dam the Water back, which comes from the Companys Works on the West end, which expect will give us the relief wanted; if not must seek r
Joseph Wanless & Co are driving the Horse level at Tynebottom.
Mr Thomas Emerson Weardale Newcastle 30th Oct 1806
Col Beaumont & Mr Blackett have desired me to intiomate to you that it is Col Beaumont’s intention to support Sir R Milbank & Sir Tho[mas] Liddell in the approaching Election for the County of Durham. He wishes you to make this public in Weardale and hopes that his friends there will contribute in supporting the same Cause. I am etc TC
James Cockshutt Esq, Huthwaite Nov 14 1806
Along with this I have sent you an Acct of the operation of Roasting the Lead Ore previous to its being smelted according to your direction as exact as it could possibly be made, as I attended to the weighings necessary at the different works myself which were performed with the utmost scrupulous exactness. –
Yet you will observe that the results are very different at each place – I have attempted to account for the differen
George Baker Esq Elmore Newcastle 15 Nov 1806
I have paid on your private Acc[oun]t at you Banking House, Twentyfive Guineas which have been so good as to advance for a <Co….> bought of Mr Bell for Col Beaumont. I am Sir etc CB
Messrs Reads & Lucas Sheffield NewC[astle] Nov 15 1806
I have now by me for disposal a p[iec]e of fine Silver weight about 1570 Ounces. Should you be in want of that article I will thank you to say by return the utmost price you can afford to give per ounce. I am Sir CB
Mr Geo[rge] Crawhall Weardale N[ew]Castle Nov 20 1806
You will on receipt of this, inform Mr Emerson that the price to be charged to the Workmen for Gunpowder for the last year is £6-1-6 that is after the deduction of the 10 percent and exclusive of the Charge of Carriage to the mines which will be paid here as last year. As the Pays are to be made at Xmas or soon after as may be Mr B[eaumon]t hopes the accounts will be prepared & sent in soon. T.C.
Sir R. C. Glyn Bt & Co London N[ew]Castle Nov 22
I have on this day drawn upon you in Col Beaumonts Account in favour of Sir W[ilia]m Loraine Bt & Co at 20days date for £2,600-0-0 which you will please to honor & you’ll oblige Yrs etc CB
Reads Lucas & Co Sheffield N[ew]Castle Nov 24 1806
I have this day sent you a p[iec]e fine Silver containing 1572 Ounces which is charged to your Debit with Col Beaumont as below. Please to remit me the amount as usual. I have paid for the carriage of this piece here. I am CB
I have another p[iec]e Silver by me w[eigh]t 1111 Ounces which should you wish to be forwarded you at the same price, you will advise me per course of post.
Nove 24 1806 for a p[iece] fine Sil
Reads Lucas & Co Sheffield N[ew]Castle December 1 1806
I have this day sent you per Pickergill’s Waggon a p[iece] fine Silver containing 1111 ounces which is charged to your Debit in Acc[oun]t with TRB Esq as below. You will please to acknowledge the receipt and remit me the amount as usual to him.
Yours etc CB
Dec. 1 for a p[iec]e fine Silver of 1111 oz @ 6/2 per Oz £342-11-2
Mr Tho[ma]s Salkeld Innkeeper Alnwick Newcastle Dec 19 1806
I have received your letter addressed to Mr Beaumont, and am surprised at its contents. Your charge during the late Election at Alnwick is a very exorbitant one, by your own account £89-14-3 for 12 persons entertainment for one noght only. I observe the Sum paid you on that account by Mr Beaumont was £20 with the addition of £10 jointly with Lord Hawick – These Sums I think handsome payment in discharge of your Bill
Sir R. C. Glyn Bt & Co London N[ew]Castle Dec 20th 1806
I have this day drawn upon you £2,600 to the Order of Sir W[ilia]m Loraine Bt & Co at 20 Days for Account of Tho[mas] R[ichar]d Beaumont Esq for whom I am with greatest respect
Sirs etc CB
T. R. Beaumont Esq MP N[ew]Castle 20 Dec 1806
Portman Square London
I have this day drawn on Sir R. C. Glyn & Co for £2,600 for this Months Subsistence Money.
Mr James got an order this morning for 600P[iece]s Refined Lead – I told him the price would be £38—10-0 at 6 Mo[nths] upon which he desired me to state to you that he thought it an extreme hardship to pay 10s/- more than he had ever before been charged for Refined Lead alone,--- that he had always take
Tho[ma]s Rich[ar]d Beaumont Esq MP N[ew]Castle 24th Dec 1806
Portman Square London
I have received Mrs Beaumonts letter of the 20th Inst, and observe Mr Bown’s remarks on the Contract made with Mr Row, which shall be strictly attended to. I hope an actual time for the payment may be specified in the Deed; but I believe it will not be found in my letter on the subject that I gave reason to respect it. I believe it will also be seen by this letter I allude to, that I
<C Mackey> Esq
Agreeable to your request to beg leave to state to you that if Col Beaumont’s Pay amounts to £30,000 your Dra[f]ts on Messrs Glyn & Co will be required at the following Dates Viz £15,000 at Sight, £7,500 at 20 Days & £7,500 at 30 D[ay]s or in similar proportions for such Sum as you may want for the Pay
I am Sir for W[ilia]m Loraine & Co
Yours etc W[ilia]m Loraine Jun[ior]
Mr Mich[ael] Walton Whitfield N[ew]Castle Dec 24 1806
I have made Mr Blackett acquainted with the contents of your letter of 20 Inst. who thinks you had best pay the Money you mention to Mr Loraine as you propose who will send a Cheque for payment of the same at Batson & Co Bank where it will be carried to the proper accounts at this office. I am etc T.C.
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Messrs Rundell Bridge & Co Ludgate Hill London Newcastle January 7 / 1807
I yesterday forwarded for you a p[iece] fine Silver containing 1889 Ounces which I desire you will place to Acc[oun]t with T. R. Beaumont Esq at the Markett Price as usual, advising me on your receipt of the same. I have paid for the carriage of this piece here & I remain
Tho[mas] Rich[ard] Beaumont Esq Newcastle January 7 / 1806
I have been duly favoured with Mrs Beaumonts letters of the 23 & 27 and yours of 29 Ultimo. On finding by the former that Mr Thomas Walker had lately considered your selling price for lead to be £38 & £39, I inquired of Mr Parker whence such an idea should have originated: he seemed much surprised at the question, but promised to refer to copies of his correspondence and then to give me an answer, he told me y
My Dear Sir
Many happy returns of this season to yourself Lady Collingwood & Family which has been the mildest I ever remember till within these few days we have had roses showing in the open ground. We have only just covered the Myrtles which were full of buds & would have <flown> if the frost had not come on which has been rather sharp for these three days – little Patience is out every day in the Garden & grows very much; Edward is so great a favourite at <Westo
Mr R[ichar]d Tucker Newcastle January 10/1807
Under Cover to R Milne Esq
Lincolns Inn, London
I have received your letter of the 8th Inst and Parcel. I do not see that any inconvenience can arise to the Concerns of Mr & Mrs Beaumont here by the removal of the Books & Accounts you refer to in your letter & indeed the only inconvenience attending it would be their bulk. In a post or two shall write you as to the accuracy of the extracts etc from the Acc[oun]ts whi
Rich[ar]d Ruddock Esq Hexham Newcastle Jan 15/1807
Mr Blackett when he went out to Morpeth yesterday, left the enclosed Return with me to transmit to you. You will please to observe that no deduction whatever is made on account of Children, you will therefore do the needful when the assessment is made out.
I am etc TC
Messrs Reads Lucas & Co Sheffield Newcastle January 15/1807
I am favoured with yours in Mr C Blacketts absence covering five Bills Value £348-11-0 as you advise, which Sum is placed to the Credit of your Acc[oun]t with Mr Beaumont for fine Silver sent you. By the first opportunity, the quantity of Test Bottoms you wish for shall be sent to Hull when you shall be advised of the same. I am Sir etc TC