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Letter – Martin Morrison to William Chisholm – 3 Nov 1807

Mr W[ilia]m Chisholme Newcastle 3rd November 1807 47 Lincolns Inn Fields I only received your Letter of the 30 Ult this day on my return from Bretton and enclosed you will receive the Account required by the last order of the Court of Chancery but not certain that the Account should be delivered so far as We can and have completed it, or, only up to the filing of the Bill I have sent it in its present state that you may produce it to the period demanded. The statement to sh

Letter – Martin Morrison to Charles Bowns – 5 Nov 1807

Charles Bowns Esq Newcastle 5 November 1807 I am favored with your letter of the 2nd instant with the enclosure mentioned. The Calculation of what the Bishop might be entitled to etc which you put into my hand at Bretton, I laid upon the Table in the Library in which the inkstand is placed , Mr Cockshutt had some Papers on the Table at the time, and it may possibly (if not yet found) be among them. I now enclose the Acc[oun]t according to the form you required and you will please

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 6 Nov 1807

Mrs Beaumont Newcastle 6 November 1807 Addressed to Col Beaumont Bretton I beg to enclose Mr Dickinson’s Report which is now entered in the Office Book and to inform you that by the Mail Coach which conveys this, a Parcel will be received containing the Account which Mr Bowns desires by his Letter of the 3rd instant to be forwarded. The weight of the Account exceeds two Ounces and therefore to avoid unnecessary expense is this mode of Conveyance adopted. I beg my most

Letter – Martin Morrison to John Breare – 7 Nov 1807

John Breare Esq Newcastle 7th November 1807 Middleham Yorkshire I am favored with your letter of the 5 inst and request you will accept thanks for the information of Mr Ellis having contracted with Lord Pomfret and Mr Denys for a large Quantity of Lead at £29-10-0 at Stockton. The very large Sales made by Colonel Beaumont within the two last months will the less dispose him to part with the remainder of his Stock at the late Prices <im> less controlled by circumstances which a

Letter – Martin Morrison to Read, Lucas & Read – 8 Nov 1807

Messrs Reads & Lucas Sheffield Newcastle 8 December 1807 In reply to your letter of the 5th instant decline your offer of £3-10-6 per ton for Test Bottoms having sold @ 7 with a prospect of disposing of a large quantity at that price. By Pickersgill Waggon you will receive a piece of fine Silver containing 1202/2 Oz for which credit Colonel Beaumont and remit the amount as usual. I am etc MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 9 Nov 1807

Mrs Beaumont Newcastle 9th November 1807 Addressed Col Beaumont Bretton In this and another cover; I beg to transmit the Sales of Lead and Cash Account for last month and to acknowledge the receipt of copies of the Bishop’s last letter and Colonel Beaumont’s reply. I confess Madam that I contemplate with great dismay the issue of the Chancellor’s decision and have thought, and still continue to think that in adopting measures to settle the dispute amicably, your ultim

Letter – Martin Morrison to James Finlay – 12 Nov 1807

Mr James Finlay Cross Edinburgh Newcastle 12th November 1807 I am favored with your Letter of the 9th instant Covering Power of Attorney for Mr Beaumont to sign. Observing that the second parcel of Litharge bought by J Hall becomes due on the 28 inst I am disposed to defer coercive measures to compel payment until that period, previous to which would it not be as well again to apply to them for both sums? Mr Hall being known at this Office & usually sending for a Tickett for the del

Letter – Martin Morrison to John Breare – 13 Nov 1807

John Breare Esq Middleham Newcastle 13 November 1807 I am assured by Mr A Hall of the House of Easterby Hall & Co that Mr Elliss’s contract with Mr Deny’s is at £28 per Stockton Fodder and not £29-10 as stated by you, which I acquaint you with for your Government and if my information is correct to afford an opportunity to rectify any representation made by you to Colonel Beaumont on this subject. I am etc

Letter – Martin Morrison to Charles Bowns – 14 Nov 1807

Charles Bowns Esq Darley Hall Newcastle 14 November 1807 I am favored with your letter of the 9th inst and have forwarded by the Mail Coach which conveys this, the additional Account you desire. You will please to observe that this Acc[ount] is forwarded on a computed Value of Ore per Bing according to the Price of Lead at the time, which is the only method We could adopt from the great difficulty and length of time necessary, to obtain certain information of the prices of Ore in y

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 16 Nov 1807

Mrs Beaumont Newcastle 16th November 1807 Addressed to Colonel Beaumont Bretton I am honored with your letter of the 14 inst enclosing one from Mr Wilson, and herewith transmit Mr Walton’s Prices of Ore from 1786 to 1790 by which Mr Cockshutt can rectify the Account if necessary and inform Mr Bowns thereof. By the Evidence taken on behalf of the Bishop it appears that the price of Ore in 1788 was 97s/ per Bing and in 1789 89s/ per Bing; in such uncertainty & in the absenc

Letter – Thomas Richard Beaumont to John Erasmus Blackett – 20 Nov 1807

Bretton Hall Novr 20th 1807 My dear Sir I am extremely sorry that by the Bishops Management of this Cause your Evidence should be necessary to be given in London at so unseasonable a period of the Year. I beg to inform You that I have made proposals to the Bishop, that all Matters in dispute between us should be determined by an Arbitration, & if his Lordship should acquiesce in this proposal Your Evidence will then be given before the Arbitrators, instead of a publick Court. I a

Letter – Martin Morrison to Thomas Emerson – 21 Nov 1807

Mr Thomas Emerson New House Newcastle 21 November 1807 I have your letter of the 17 instant and consider it essentially necessary that you should attend the Meetings proposed to be held for the division of Middlehope Common, and that Colonel Beaumont has been exempt from all expense of damage of ground in the Working of the Mines hitherto by Acts of Parliament of a similar nature, that he will not consent to be now liable , and unless a clause be inserted in the intended Bill to t

Letter – Martin Morrison to Read, Lucas & Read – 1 Dec 1807

Messrs Reads & Lucas Sheffield Newcastle 1 December 1807 I credit your account £393-13-6 the amount of three Bills rec[eive]d per your favor of the 28 Ult. Having a prospect of obtaining a better price than you are disposed to give for our test bottoms We decline at present making an offer of them. I am etc

Letter – Thomas Crawhall to William Collingwood – 1 Dec 1807

Mr W Collingwood Nr Alnwick N Castle 1 Dec 1807 We are extremely anxious to have Mr Beaumts Election Acc[ount] closed at this place but are unable to accomplish it until favored with yours from Alnwick – Soon as you have obtained a settlement with the parties there, will you have the goodness to transmit a Statement of the Acc[oun]t that it may be finally closed. I presume Mr Heron wo[ul]d acquaint you with the Sum to be charged as a remuneration for the trouble you have had in this

Letter – Thomas Crawhall to William Collingwood – 4 Dec 1807

Mr W Collingwood Alnwick NCastle Dec 4 / 1807 Sir I have your favor of 2 Inst & observe that Mr Heron has never made you acquainted with the Sums paid by Mr Beaumont to his Law Agents employed on the late Election, tho requested so to do long ago. The Sum paid generally was £42 exclusive of the usual retaining fee, but in connection of the additional trouble you must have had on this occasion it was proposed to pay you with 60 Guineas which Mr Beaumont hopes you will feel satis

Letter – Martin Morrison to Read, Lucas & Read – 19 Dec 1807

Messrs Reads & Lucas Sheffield NCastle 19 December 1807 I debit your Account £46-17-1 the amount of the enclosed Bills & Expenses returned for non-payment & am Etc MM £ <See> Bill Book No. 906 45 17 0 Expenses 1 0 1 46 17 1

Letter – Martin Morrison to William Collingwood – 22 Dec 1807

Mr Will[iam] Collingwood Alnwick Newcastle 22 December 1807 You will very much oblige me by transmitting the amount of Expenses attending Colonel Beaumonts Election which you were to settle. Your account is the only one unsettled and I am desirous finally to close the whole before the year expires. I am etc MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to Glyn & Co – 26 Dec 1807

Sir R C Glyn Bt & Co Bankers London Newcastle 26 December 1807 Enclosed you will receive six Bills ( Nos 926,927,928,929,930,931) value £27,314-4-3 which please place to the Credit of TR Beaumont Esq and acknowledge the receipt of the same to Gent etc MM

Letter – Thomas Crawhall to William Chisholm – 26 Dec 1807

W[ilia]m Chisholm Esq N[ew]C[astle] December 26 1807 47 Lincolns Inn Fields London In reply to your letter addressed to Mr <Morrison> of 24 Inst requesting Copies of JEBs letters to Mr Bearn of the 13th 15th & 18th May 1802. On consulting the letter Book I do not find any of the date 13th May 1802 (which I consider as error) those of the 15th& 18th I send you enclosed, they are exact copies as entered in the Book here & do not seem of much information in the Cause.

Letter – Martin Morrison to James Finlay – 4 Jan 1808

Mr James Finlay Cross Edinburgh NCastle 4 January 1808 I am impatient to know the result of your second application to Messrs Taylor & Sons. The Power of Att[orn]y is now executed by Colonel Beaumont and shall be forwarded to you if necessary. I am etc MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to James Finlay – 7 Jan 1808

Mr James Finlay Cross Edinburgh NCastle 7 January 1808 I am favoured with your Letter of yesterday and enclosed you will receive the Power of Attorney which was signed by Thomas Richard Beaumont Esq and witnessed by Messrs <Mickle> on the 19 December at Bretton Hall Yorkshire one of the Seats of Mr Beaumont; the witnesses father and son are employed laying out the pleasure grounds. Mr Beaumont represents the county of Northumberland in Parliament where he possesses another seat or

Letter – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 12 Jan 1808

Messrs Rundell Bridge & Co Newcastle 12 January 1808 Ludgate Hill, London On Saturday the 9th instant I forwarded to you by the Waggon two pieces of fine Silver containing 3056 Ounces for account of Thomas Richard Beaumont Esq. You will on receipt thereof be pleased to pay the value at market price to Sir R[ichar]d C Glynn & Co Bankers advising me of the amount and also the sum paid them for the pieces of fine Silver forwarded to you on the 20th of April last. I am etc MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to Anthony Hopper – 12 Jan 1808

Brownley Hill Newcastle 12 January 1808 Lead Company – directed to Ant[hon]y Hopper Esq Newcastle I am informed that you have been repeatedly applied to for payment of Ore wrought past the <Bounder> Ditch into the Manor of Hexham, without effect. It becomes my duty on behalf of T R Beaumont Esq to request that you will not delay any longer making the necessary satisfaction for which purpose I enclose a copy of the Report made by Mr Thomas Dodd Matthew Fairless and Josep

Letter – Martin Morrison to Glyn & Co – 12 Jan 1808

Sir R. C. Glynn Bankers London Newcastle 12 January 1808 Enclosed you will receive three Bills (Nos 932,3 & 4) value £35,364-12-9 for Account of Thomas Rich[ar]d Beaumont Esq the receipt of which be pleased to acknowledge to <…> Yrs MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to James Finlay – 14 Jan 1808

Mr James Finlay Cross Edinburgh Newcastle 14 Jan[ua]ry 1808 I now enclose you the draught of a Summons against Messrs Taylor and Sons which I think in every respect accurate. In the Memos which are usually signed at this office on the purchase of Lead and Litharge, it is specified to be paid for in cash or good Bills on London due at the end of six months, but when payment is fixed to be in Bills the Pen is sometimes run thro[ugh] Cash which is probably the case with the Memo in your pos
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