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Memo – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 18 Apr 1818

Newcastle 18 April 1818 Mrs Beaumont Portman Square London Transmitting Cash Accounts & Lead Sales for December, Janry, Febry & March; also Quarterly Reports of the Mines

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 29 Apr 1818

Newcastle 29 April 1818 Messrs Rundell & Co London Advg a pce Silver contg 1264 ½ Oz – pWaggon

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 6 Jun 1818

Newcastle 6 June 1818 Messrs Rundell & Co London Advg a Pe Silver containing 1428Oz pWaggon 16 June 1818 Ditto do containing 1180 oz pWaggon

Report – Robert Stagg – 30 Jun 1818

Tynebottom continues so hard & poor as to require the highest prices, yet as the Dead work upon it is light, this mine continues to be worked to advantage. The level driving by Joseph Wandlace & Co is to open out the mine in fresh ground, and it is essential to its future prosecution.

Memo – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 30 Jun 1818

Newcastle 30th June 1818 Mrs Beaumont Hastings - Sussex Inclosing Cash Acct & Lead Sales for May & June. MM

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 2 Jul 1818

Newcastle 2nd July 1818 Messrs Rundell & Co London Advising a Pce of Silver containing 1410 Oz pWaggon 30 Ult

Letter – Martin Morrison to Watkins Maltby Parker & Co – 10 Jul 1818

Newcastle 10 July 1818 Messrs Watkins Maltby Parker & Co Lead Merchants – London.- I am favored with your esteemed Letter of the 10th instant; and the paper delivered to me, by Mr Parker, to which you allude, remains in my possession. – I beg to observe that the Purchaser of Slag, or hard Lead, Knows it to be of an inferior quality, and pays accordingly a less price for it, nor can I admit that the Mines or the Merchant ought, under the knowedge of this fact, be made accou

Letter – Martin Morrison to Gosling & Sharp – 11 Jul 1818

Newcastle 11 July 1818 Messrs Goslings & Sharpe Bankers London Remitting £375, in payment of ¼ yrs Compo: for Tithe Ore due this day to Revd Henry Hardinge.

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 20 Jul 1818

Newcastle 20 July 1818 Messrs Rundell & Co London Advising a Pce of Silver containing 1318 Oz pWaggon

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 6 Aug 1818

Newcastle 6 August 1818 Messrs Rundell & Co London Advising a pce of Silver containing 1159 Oz pWaggon 4 inst

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 17 Aug 1818

Newcastle 17 August 1818 Messrs Rundell & Co London Advising a pce Silver of 1441 ½ Oz pWaggon 11 inst

Letter – Martin Morrison to Glyn & Co – 29 Aug 1818

Newcastle 29 August 1818 Messrs Glyn & Co Bankers London Enclosing 5 Bills value £17,627-14-1 for Col Beaumonts Account. ---MM

Memo – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 16 Sep 1818

Newcastle 16 September 1818 Mrs Beaumont Bretton Inclosing Cash Acct & Lead Sales for last month

Letter – Thomas Thompson to Thomas Wentworth Beaumont – 20 Sep 1818

T W Beaumont Esq M.P. Honoured Sir We the Miners in Weardale having long laboured under the greatest distress, have felt ourselves obliged to petition for an Advance of Wages. We find that our present subsisting Money, which is only 7/6 a Week, much too little to purchase the necessaries of life, we have therefore petitioned for 10/- a week - our requests have not yet been granted . - Mr Morrison has made us an offer of 5/- pBing more than we have had, but it is too little, as those place

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 22 Sep 1818

Newcastle 22 Septemr 1818 Messrs Rundell & Co London Advising a Pce of Silver containing 1295 Oz pWaggon MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to George Crawhall – 24 Sep 1818

NCastle 24 Sept 1818 Mr Geo Crawhall New house Weardale I this morning rec[eive]d your two letters of the 22d Inst. – One enclosing a paper entitled ‘An Address to the Miners in Weardale’. I cannot sufficiently recommend the good sense and firmness which you have displayed in the interview with the nine delegates, sent by the Miners to you, demanding an advance of 10/- P.Bing in the price for raising Ore, and to be allowed 40/- PMo[nth] Subsistence Mony instead of 30/-. the Su

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 25 Sep 1818

Newcastle 25th Sept 1818 Mrs Beaumont Bretton Yorks Madam The calamitous occurence of the destruction of greatest part of the Abbey by Fire yesterday, has produced the most distressing sensations Mr Crawhall being NCastle when the intelligence arrived immediately set off for Hexham, and when he reached the place a little before 12 o’clo[ck] at night, the flames had ceased raging, but with the destruction of the front and West side of the house, except the Walls whic

Memo – Martin Morrison to Thomas Richard Beaumont – 29 Sep 1818

Sept 29/1818 Shipped on Board the Thomas, Rich & Saul for Hull – 5 Boxes of Spar directed for Col Beaumont Bretton Hall Yorks

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 2 Oct 1818

Newcastle 2d October 1818 Mrs Beaumont Bretton Madam Since I had the honour of last addressing a Letter to you I have been in Weardale whither I went at the solicitation of Geo. Crawhall who became alarmed, by the menacing & tumultuous proceedings, of the largest assemblage of Miners ever before seen there. - When I arrived, it was intimated to the Miners, that I was at Newhouse and ready to hear any representation they had to make; after some hesitation whether they would co

Letter – Martin Morrison to George Crawhall – 3 Oct 1818

Newcastle Octo 3/1818 Mr Geo Crawhall Newhouse D[ear] Sir I have rec[eive]d your L[ette]re & I regret to observe that the Workmen continue in so bad a spirit. – What I proposed to do for them was upon my own Responsibilty, unauthorized by any directions from Col & Mrs Beaumont, who by a letter received in answer to the petition, which conformable to the promise I made to the first deputation at N’castle was forwarded to Bretton, have expressed their Resolution not to

Memo – Martin Morrison to Thomas Richard Beaumont – 6 Oct 1818

Octo 6/1818 Shipped on Board the Thomas, Rich & Saul, for Hull 5 Casks of Lead <Fume> for Col Beaumont Bretton

Letter – Martin Morrison to Gosling & Sharp – 12 Oct 1818

N’Castle 12 October 1818 Messrs Goslings & Sharpe Bankers – London Remitting £375, the amount of Revd Hy Hardinge’s ¼ Yrs Comp: for Tithe Ore due 11 inst. MM.

Letter – Martin Morrison to Glyn Mills & Co – 12 Oct 1818

N’Castle 12 Octor 1818 Messrs Glyn Mills & Co Bankers – London Remitting 2 Bills value £1911 – 4 – 2 for Colonel Beaumonts Acct – MM 925 0 2 <Picard> 986 14 0 do 1911 14 2

Letter – Martin Morrison to Thomas Wentworth Beaumont – 15 Oct 1818

Newcastle 15 October 1818 Thos W Beaumont Esqr MP Hexham Abbey The Miners having returned to work, and the last quarter expired for which the Ore Bargains were taken, It becomes necessary, to enter into a new agreement with them for the present quarter ending with the year: In consequence Mr Geo: Crawhall came down yesterday from Weardale to to fix upon the highest price pBing, proper to be given for raising Ore, and we determined that an advance of 5/ pBing on the former price of

Letter – Martin Morrison to Griffith & Son – 20 Oct 1818

Newcastle 20 Octo 1818 Messrs I Griffith & Son Sol[icito]r Durham I am favored with your letter of the 17th Inst. I hope soon to be enabled to reply more particularly to it, but in the mean time request that you will proceed in the appeal against the poor Rates assessed Mr Hardinge in respect of the Tithes of Lead-Ore in the parish of Stanhope, which I am well assured cannot be sustained. I am Sirs etc MM
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