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Letter – Thomas Crawhall to Read, Lucas & Read – 30 Jul 1802

Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads Newcastle 30th. July 1802 – Sheffield Gentn. Mr. Blackett has this Day sent you a piece fine Silver of nine hundred and one half Ounces, which he requests you will place to Account with Thos. Richd. Beaumont Esqr. as below & advise him on your Receipt of the same. I am &c. T.C. For a ps. fine Silver q 900 ½ Ozs. at 6s/.d p[er] Ounce £270 – 3s - ..d

Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Charles Bowns – 2 Aug 1802

Chas. Bowns Esqr. under Cover to Newcastle 2d. August 1802 Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esqr. Bretton, Wakefield Yorkshire Sir I am favoured with your Letter of the 26th. ulto. & observe that Mr. & Mrs. Beaumont are desirous of discharging the Debts (or a part of them) of the late Sir Thos. Blackett amounting to about £21,000 -.. - .. I think that they judge very prudently in so doing: The enclosed Account will shew you the Amount of what may be expected to be received till J

Letter – Thomas Crawhall to Read, Lucas & Read – 12 Aug 1802

Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads N.Castle 12th. August 1802 Sheffield Gentn Mr. Blackett has recd. your Favor of the 10th. inst. covering two Bills value £270 ---which Sum is placed to the Credit of your Account with T.R.Beaumont Esqr. for fine Silver sent you. I am &c. T.C.

Letter – Thomas Crawhall to Wheeldon & Webster – 14 Aug 1802

Messrs. Wheeldon & Webster N.Castle 14th. Augt. 1802 Derby Gentn. Mr. Blackett has received yours of the 7th. inst. inclosing a Bill value £72 – 6 - .. which I am desired to return to you, he having already drawn on you, at 30 Days dated the 27th. Ulto. for the Amount; of which you were advised and he hopes you will duly honor the Bill. I am &c. T.C. Note. The Amount of the above became due on the 5th. Feb.y last.

Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Richard Wilson – 18 Aug 1802

Richd. Wilson Esqr. Newcastle 18th. Augt. 1802 Lincoln’s Inn Fields London Dear Sir Your Letter of the 14th. inst. to Mr. Beaumont with a Copy of the Bill in Chancery filed against him & Mrs. Beaumont by the Bishop of Durham, have been shewn me & I have carefully perused the same, that part of it which sets forth that upon my being asked by the Bishop whether the Sum of £900 which I offered him, was the full Value of his one ninth part of the Lead Ore, that my

Letter – Thomas Crawhall to Read, Lucas & Read – 2 Sep 1802

Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads N.Castle 2d. Sepr. 1802 Sheffield Gentn. Inclosed you will receive Josh. Shaw & Co.’s Drt. on J & J Neale, London, for twenty-five Pounds, which has this Day been returned to us for Nonpayment with 3s/6d Expences upon the same, for the Amt. of which your Accot. with Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esq. is made Dr. – Please to advise Mr. Blackett on your Rect. of the same. I am &c. –T.C.

Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Richard Wilson – 7 Sep 1802

Richd. Wilson Esqr. N.Castle 7th. Sepr. 1802 Lincoln’s Inn Fields London Dear Sir I have been favoured with a Letter from Mr. Chisholm, acknowledgeing the Rect. of my Letter to you of the 18th. ulto. with the several Papers; I now enclose you under another Cover some further Instructions to enable the Council to prepare an Answer to the Bill filed by the Bishop of Durham against Mr. & Mrs. Beaumont; you will be pleased to inform me as soon as you conveniently can, wh

Notes – John Erasmus Blackett to R Wilson – 7 Sep 1802

[Cover:] Further Instructions sent R.Wilson Esq – Sept. 7: 1802 – to enable him to prepare an Answer to the Bill filed by Bp. Durham against Mr. & Mrs. Beaumont. At the time of making the Agreement with the Lord Bishop of Durham for his Lot Ore or 1/9th of the Ore raised in the Weardale Leadmines, he did not require to be informed of the Quantity raised the Year preceeding, nor any Number of Years, on an Average; Had he done so [inserted; ‘?’] It would have been complied with: S

Letter – Nicholas Walton – 7 Sep 1802

1802 September 7th Tuesday This day pursuant to Notice in the Newcastle Newspapers and otherwise, William Ord Esquire Lord of the Manors of Whitfield and East Coanwood begun to ride or perambulate the Boundaries of the said Manors, at a place called Black Pool Bridge, and were met by Mr Nicholas Walton, one of the Receivers for Greenwich hospital, and Mr John Dickinson, the Hospital’s Moor Master in the Manor of Alston Moor, at a Bounder mark or place well known by the name

Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Read, Lucas & Read – 8 Sep 1802

Mess. Read Lucas & Reads Newcastle 8 Sept.r 1802 Sheffield Gent. I am favoured with your letter of the 7th. Ins. inclosing a Bill value £26. which Sum is placed to your Credit with Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esq on Account of fine Silver sent you I am &c. J.E.B. The first ps. fine Silver I have to dispose of shall be sent to you----

Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Richard Beaumont – 13 Sep 1802

Colonel Beaumont Newcastle 13th. Sep.r 1802 Hexham Abbey Dr. Sir I send you enclosed Copy of Mr. Williamson’s Opinion taken the 9th. Aug.t 1792 on the Agreemt. made with the Bishop of Durham for his Lott Ore of Weardale Mines; which Opinion was taken in Consequence of the Death of Sir Thos. Blackett, and soon after which I am informed (for no Application was made to me) that the Bishop being dissatisfied with the Agreement which he entered into for his Lot Ore in the Year

Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Lucy Forster – 15 Sep 1802

Mrs. Forster and Sons Newcastle 15th. Sep.r 1802 I am directed by Coln. & Mrs. Beaumont to acquaint you, that unless the Balance of your Bond with the Interest thereon, be paid immediately, that Mr. Heron has Directions to put the Bond in Suit; As it was your Intentions that the Money left in the Hands of Mr. Crawhall arising from the Sale of your Share of the Brewery at Alston, should go towards the Discharging of the Debt, it will be necessary that you & your Sons s

Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Richard Wilson – 15 Sep 1802

Richard Wilson Esq. N.Castle 15th. Sepr. 1802 Lincoln’s Inn Fields London Dr. Sir 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.

Letter – Lord Mulgrave to Thomas Richard Beaumont – 20 Sep 1802

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

Letter – Lancelot Allgood to Thomas Richard Beaumont – 20 Sep 1802

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

Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Arthur Mowbray – 25 Sep 1802

Arthur Mowbray Esqr. Newcastle Sepr. 25th. 1802 Durham Sir 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.

Letter – Thomas Crawhall to Read, Lucas & Read – 1 Oct 1802

Messrs Read, Lucas & Reads N.Castle 1st. Oct.r 1802 Sheffield Gentn. 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. 1802 Oct.r 1st. For a ps. fine Silver q 1065 Oz at 6s/. p[er] Oz. £319-10-..

Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Richard Beaumont – 3 Oct 1802

Colonel Beaumont Newcastle 3d. Oct.r 1802 Hexham Abbey Dear Sir 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

Letter – Thomas Crawhall to Read, Lucas & Read – 12 Oct 1802

Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads Sheffield Newcastle 12th.October 1802 Gentn. 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

Letter – Thomas Crawhall to Wheeldon & Webster – 16 Oct 1802

Messrs. Wheeldon & Webster N.Castle 16th. Oct.r 1802.- Derby Gentn. 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.

Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Diana Beaumont – 17 Oct 1802

Mrs. Beaumont under Cover to Newcastle 17th. Oct.r 1802 Coln. Beaumont Bretton, Wakefield Yorkshire Dear Madam 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.

Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Gosling & Sharpe – 22 Oct 1802

Messrs. Goslings & Sharp N.Castle 22d. October 1802.- Bankers London Gentn. 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

Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Diana Beaumont – 24 Oct 1802

Mrs. Beaumont under Cover to Newcastle 24th. Oct.r 1802.- Colonel Beaumont M.P. Bretton, Wakefield Yorkshire.- Dr. Madam 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

Letter – Thomas Crawhall to Messrs. & Co – 26 Oct 1802

Messrs. <Raver> & Co. Newcastle 26th. Oct.r 1802 Birmingham Gentn. 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

Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Diana Beaumont – 14 Nov 1802

Mrs. Beaumont under Cover to Newcastle 14 Novem.r 1802 Colonel Beaumont MP Bretton, Wakefield Yorkshire Dear Madam 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
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