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Letter – Thomas Crawhall to John Erasmus Blackett – 4 Sep 1807

J. E. Blackett Newcastle Sept 4/1807 Sir W Blackett Bt Matfen North[umberland] Sir, Since the receipt of your letter I have seen Mr Heron who informs me that it is expected the Issues directed by the Chancellery will be tried before a Special Jury in London the latter end of November or the beginning of Dec[ember] next that the Chancellor will not permit them to be tried before any other than a London Jury which I presume will render your presence there necessary when it is tri

Letter – Martin Morrison to Messrs Taylor & Sons – 15 Sep 1807

Messrs Taylor & Sons Queensferry Newcastle 15 September 1807 Informed that the affairs of Mr John Hall of this town, who acted as your Agent in the above Purchases, have become deranged; I am to request that you will remit me three Bills at six mo[nth]s upon London, drawn from the date of each purchase for the whole amount. I am etc MM

Report – Michael Elliott – 16 Sep 1807

Hexham Sept 16th 1807 Description of a Crushing Mill to be erected at Allenheads Water Wheel 36 feet Diameter & 3 feet wide in the <Clear> will require 14 pair of Arms & 98 Bucketts The Shrouds - of Cast Iron - 10 In wide or deep in the <Clear> and ½ an In thick with flanges to hold the Buckets & the Shrouds to extend ½ an inch or ¾ beyond the Buckets The Arms of Oak - Width at the Shroud end 8 Inches Do- at the centre <….> 11

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 18 Sep 1807

Mrs Beaumont Newcastle 18 September 1807 Addressed to Col Beaumont Tynemouth I beg to inform you that I have sold to Mr Parker 20,000 Pieces of Lead at £26 per fo[dder] for refined, & [£]25 Common, to which I was induced, by Mr Parker’s declaration that he would not engage to wait an answer from his House in London, and an anxious desire to arrest a further decline in the price of Lead; assessed that it had been bought as low, and uncertain that it might not become sti

Letter – Martin Morrison to Read, Lucas & Read – 21 Sep 1807

Messrs Reads & Lucas Sheffield Newcastle 21 September 1807 I have this day sent, directed for you, per waggon a piece of fine silver containing 1349 Ounces, which you will place to the credit of Col Beaumont’s Account and for the amount, at market price, remit as usual. I am etc MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to Thornhill & Co – 21 Sep 1807

Messrs C. J. Thornhill & Co Sunderland Newcastle 21 September 1807 Your draft for £119-17-6 due the 17th instant at Messrs Goodchild, Jackson & Co London is this day returned dishonoured; you will therefore on receipt hereof, be pleased to send me in Bankers Noted £121-12-8 the amount and expenses of said Bill. I am etc

Letter – Martin Morrison to John Grey – 24 Sep 1807

Mr John Gray Shield Field Newcastle 24 September 1807 In reply to your letter of the 17 instant observe that this Office cannot receive as satisfactory to the demand against you, any arrangement made between you and Mr Richardson, or the ill treatment you have experienced at his hands; and therefore I am to request you will immediately settle the amount and thereby prevent recourse to coercive measures. What is in my power, I am disposed to do, and shall not object to receive your Not

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 24 Sep 1807

Mrs Beaumont Newcastle 24 September 1807 Addressed to Col Beaumont Bretton Hall I have to acknowledge the receipt of your Letter of the 23rd inst from Leeds. Mr Blackett writes by this morning’s Post to Mr Emm expressing his readiness to wait upon the Bishop of Durham on the subject of Col Beaumont’s Letter, when a day is appointed I shall accompany Mr Blackett over to Aukland and the particulars of the interview will be communicated to you as soon as possible. Yesterday I sold

Letter – Martin Morrison to Thomas Bowes – 25 Sep 1807

Thomas Bowes Esq Darlington Newcastle 25 September 1807 I am now enabled to transmit you the return of Colonel Beaumont’s Income from the Weardale Lead Mines as specified in the inclosed Papers which for want of a printed Form, I am obliged to substitute. I am etc MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 27 Sep 1807

Mrs Beaumont Newcastle 27 September 1807 Addressed to Col Beaumont Bretton Hall Mr Ellill has given orders to Mr H[enr]y Hewitson who is absent on a visit at Whitby, to purchase 5,000 Pieces WB Lead & 100 Casks of Litharge, his Brother opened the Letter and having forwarded it to him expects his directions by Wednesday next. In the interim I cannot avoid expressing to you my anxiety in transacting business with Mr Ellill and stating the reasons for this anxiety. It is notorious t

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 28 Sep 1807

Mrs Beaumont Newcastle 28 September 1807 Addressed to Col Beaumont Bretton Hall Mr Ellill it appears had been appraised of Mr H[enr]y Hewitson’s visit to Whitby, by writing two letters on the same day, one addressed to him there, and the other here for on coming to the Office this morning I met the Brother of Mr Hewitson who came to conclude the purchase of 5,000 Pieces of Lead and 100 Casks of Litharge on Mr Ellill’s Account. Strengthened, altho not completely satisfied, in

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 1 Oct 1807

Mrs Beaumont Nescastle 1 October 1807 Addressed to Col Beaumont Bretton I beg to inform you that in consequence of Mr Emm’s appointment Mr Blackett Mr Chisholm & myself went yesterday to Aukland and on arriving there called upon Mr Emm who having announced us to the Bishop, his Lordship requested to speak with Mr Blackett. After a conversation explanatory of the Letter wrote to Colonel Beaumont in which his Lordship declared his meaning to be, to break for the removal of

Letter – Martin Morrison to Glyn & Co – 5 Oct 1807

Sir Rich[ar]d Caris Glynn Bt & Co Newcastle 5th October 1807 Bankers, London I have inclose Mr C. Blackett’s Bill upon T Preston Esq & Sons value £3782-15-0 for account of TR Beaumont Esq, the receipt of which be pleased to acknowledge. I am etc MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 5 Oct 1807

Mrs Beaumont Newcastle 5 October 1807 addressed to Col Beaumont Bretton Hall I am honoured with your letter of the 30 Ultan acknowledgement of which would never have been made but for the expectation of receiving another from you upon the subject of the Bishop’s demand for the renewal of a Life in the Weardale Lease etc to which, permit me, to request your early attention, in <immoloriation> of the necessary steps to be taken for the Trial, should it not be deemed

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 8 Oct 1807

Mrs Beaumont Newcastle 8th October 1807 Addressed to Col Beaumont Bretton Hall I have the Honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Letter of the 5th instant by this day’s Post, and beg to inform you that there are two Leases for Weardale. The Moormasters Lease, and Lease of <Inclosures> were granted for different terms the first for Lives and the latter for years, until about the year 1763 when they were consolidated by changing the Lease for years into a Lease for

Letter – Martin Morrison to Messrs Taylor & Sons – 9 Oct 1807

Messrs Taylor & Sons Queensferry Newcastle 9 October 1807 In consequence of the promise given by one of your Houses, I have been in the daily expectation of hearing from you upon the subject of Mr John Hall’s transactions in this Office on your Account. You will oblige me by an early communication of your determination & in the interim I am yours etc

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 13 Oct 1807

Mrs Beaumont Newcastle 13 October 1807 Addressed to Col Beaumont Bretton Hall I am favored with your Letter of the 11th inst covering one from Mr Bowns of the same date, and in conformity to his requests annex the statement before exhibited to him by Mr T Crawhall, of the estimated Profits derived from the Weardale Mines to the 30th September 1806, the period at which the annual accounts are now closed. The Profits for 1805 & 6 are no doubt overrated, the price of Ore being

Letter – Martin Morrison to Read, Lucas & Read – 16 Oct 1807

Messrs Reads & Lucas Sheffield Newcastle 16th October 1807 I am favored with your Letter of the 13 inst covering six Bills value £431-19-3 which is to the Credit of your Account with Col Beaumont and shall be glad to know the best price you could afford for 60 to 100 Tons of Test Bottoms. I am etc MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to James Finlay – 20 Oct 1807

omitted Mr James Finlay Edinburgh Newcastle 20th October 1807 Having had occasion for your professional assistance under the Firm of Morrison Norman <Harrison> & Co I now beg to employ it as Agent to Col Beaumont proprietor of extensive Lead Mines and smelting Mills in this Country. It is necessary to <promise> that in all Sales where the Principals live at a distance it is the Custom to appoint an Agent to transact the business with this Office, and on the 6

Report – Joseph Dickinson to Martin Morrison – 21 Oct 1807

Mr Morrison                                     Dufton   21st October 1807 I take the liberty to send you a statement of the Lead Mines belonging to Colonel Beaumont at Michaelmas 1807 - Beginning with Coalcleugh the East end of which is better than last quarter and likely to continue. - The West flatts with the Cross Vein hath produced a considerable quantity  of Ore last Quarter and <offers> to come forward Eastwards, I am informed these

Letter – Martin Morrison to Read, Lucas & Read – 24 Oct 1807

Messrs Reads & Lucas Sheffield Newcastle 24 October 1807 I have this day forwarded by waggon to your address a piece of fine Silver containing 13 oz which you will place to the Credit of T R Beaumont Esq at market price and remit to me the amount as usual. I am etc

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 24 Oct 1807

Mrs Beaumont Newcastle 24 October 1807 Address to Col Beaumont Bretton I received Mr Bowns’s Letter on Tuesday and in my way to Hexham on Wednesday morning to meet Mr Williamson at the Manor Court; I called upon Mr C Blackett at Wylam to fix the earliest day for going over to Auckland. Yesterday we waited upon the Bishop and communicating to his Lordship the substance of Mr Bowns’s Letter He decidedly objected to the <Fine> for the removal of the Life being left

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 25 Oct 1807

Mrs Beaumont Newcastle 25th October 1807 Addressed to Col Beaumont Bretton Finding that the Stage coach from Newcastle to Leeds does not travel on a Sunday I do not think it necessary to adopt a more expensive mode of Conveyance as a Letter may answer the purpose of my journey nearly as well. My chief motive of personally waiting upon you was, as the Bishop goes to London previous to the 6th of November and at farthest in ten days, to expedite those measures which may be de

Letter – Martin Morrison to Charles Bowns – 25 Oct 1807

Charles Bowns Esq Newcastle 25th October 1807 In reply to your favor of the 22nd instant I am to inform you that Bishop Thurlow never took his Lot Ore in Kind while in possession of the Sea of Durham; He held the Sea four years and was always paid <or> composition. The Lot Ore has not been received in kind since 1743, the quantity then did not exceed 1261/8 Bings and the Profits from the Mines was little more than £2,000 per annum. I am etc MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to James Finlay – 3 Nov 1807

Mr James Finlay Cross, Edinburgh Newcastle 3 November 1807 My absence from Home has prevented me acknowledging sooner the rec[eip]t of yours of the 29th and I now enclose the original Memo omitted to be sent in my first Letter and Mr P Taylors Letter in answer to mine of the 9th Ult a Copy of which is here to annexed. I also annex copy of Extracts taken from Hall the Bankrupts Book whose evidence in the <account> of a Trial will prove that he acted as Agent to Taylor &
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