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Letter – Martin Morrison to Thomas Wentworth Beaumont – 24 Oct 1818

Mr Beaumont Esqr M.P. Hexham Newcastle 24 Octo 1818 Sir I am this morning honoured with your l[ette]re of Thursday night, and at same time rec[eive]d the detail of proceedings of the Weardale Mines at <Allenh[eads] & at Coalcl[eugh]>. The most direct Method would have been for Mr Crawhall to have laid an information against Geo. Robinson & <Jhn> Stephenson before Mr Richmond who is a Magistrate & who was with him at Hexham on Thursday in this omission I have tho

Letter – Martin Morrison to George Crawhall – 26 Oct 1818

Newcastle 26th Octo 1818 Mr Geo Crawhall Weardale Col. Beaumont having taken into consideration the late illegal and disgraceful conduct of the Workmen in Weardale, to whom under the late disastrous circumstances of the times, he has authorized work to be given to every extent possible, far beyond what the states of the Mines precedently warranted, feel justly offended; and altho[ugh] he is inclined to believe the greatest part of the Men have been influenced in their late behavior,

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 28 Oct 1818

NCastle 28 Octr 1818 Mrs Beaumont Bretton Madm I beg to enclose a letter received from Mr Williamson this day with an extract from one rec[eive]d from Mr Newburn Sol[icito]r at Darlington, respecting the None payment of £4000 property Tax to Government, in consequence of the Mony rec[eive]d by the Collector there, being deposited in the Bank of Messr Mowbray & Co at the period of their failure. – If on Mr Newburn furnishing Col Beaumont with Copies of the petitions or memo

Letter – Martin Morrison to Robert Stagg – 2 Nov 1818

Newcastle 2d Nov 1818 Robt Stagg Esq Ryhope near Sunderland Sir The Vestry of the Parish of Stanhope having assessed the Revd H Hardinge, Rector, to the Poor Rates; against which he has appealed to the Quarter Sessions; I am to acquaint you, that in the event of the Rate being established (which however is not at all probable) the amount will fall upon Col Beaum[on]t as Tenant to the said Rector; and of course the Lead Co will have to bear their Share according to the proportion

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 9 Nov 1818

Newcastle 9 Novemr 1818 Messrs Rundell & Co London Advising 2 pSilver w[eighin]g 1104 ½ & 1686 Oz pWaggon 7 inst

Letter – Martin Morrison to Griffith & Son – 11 Dec 1818

Newcastle 11 Dec 1818 Messrs I Griffiths & Son Sol[icito]r Durham Gentl[emen] I am favoured with your letter of the 9 Inst & if in another poor Rate to be made this Month by the Vestry of Stanhope, one, is made against the Rector for Tithe Ore; You will of course lodge another Appeal against this & the other Rates made between the last and next Sessions. On my return last Saturday I wrote to Mr Geo Crawhall Newhouse Weardale, to receive your directions & to give al

Letter – Martin Morrison to Griffith & Son – 15 Dec 1818

Newcastle 15 Decemr 1818 Messrs I Griffiths & Son Durham. – I am favored with your Letter of the 12th, enclosing Copies of yours to Messrs Bainbridge of Alston, and of their answer. I agree with you that the Appeal should be adjourned over from next Sessions to the following Easter Sessions; and in this Opinion Mr Williamson Concurs. – I observe the request of Messrs Baibnbridge to you, for any information that you can properly give as to the nature of the Agreements betwee

Memo – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 31 Dec 1818

Newcastle 31 Decem 1818 Mrs Beaumont Bretton Transmitting Cash Account & Lead Sales for Novembr MM

Report – Robert Stagg – 31 Dec 1818

Tynebottom sun vein continues exceedingly poor, and is likely to fail entirely. In prosecuting the level by Joseph Wandlace & Co at this time we have cut a cross vein (Wind Shawbridge) which has the appearance of raising some ore, but does not lead us to expect much from it.

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 7 Jan 1819

Newcastle 7 Janry 1819 Messrs Rundell & Co London Adv[isin]g 3ps Silver of 1592, 1456, & 1097 Oz pWaggon MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to Gosling & Sharp – 12 Jan 1819

Newcastle 12 Janry 1819 Messrs Goslings & Sharpe London Remitting £375 on Revd Hy Hardinge’s Acct in paym[en]t For ¼ yrs Compo: of Tithe Ore due the 11th instant MM

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 10 Feb 1819

Newcastle 10 Febry 1819 Messrs Rundell & Co London Advising a piece of Silver weighing 1272 Oz – pWaggon MM

Memo – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 25 Feb 1819

Newcastle 25 Febry 1819 Mrs Beaumont Portman Square London Transmitting Cash Acct & Lead Sales for Decr & Janry N[ew]Castle 2 March 1819 Ditto Do Do for Febry

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 6 Mar 1819

Newcastle 6th March 1819 Madam Annexed is a Copy of Certain Resolutions entered into by the Lead Comp[an]y and published last Week in the Durham Newspaper So the Comp[an]y have thus given publicity to their proceedings, and as the proposed Contribution of Four Hundred Pounds is in aid of the Bishop of Durham’s intention of establishing Schools in Weardale, where your Interest is paramount to all others, I have considered it my duty, to transmit the same for your information. – If

Letter – Martin Morrison to Glyn & Co – 13 Mar 1819

Newcastle 13 March 1819 Sir R C Glyn & Co Bankers – London Remitting two Bills value £10,360-12-7 for Col Beaumonts Account. –

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 15 Mar 1819

Newcastle 15 March 1819 Messrs Rundell & Co London Advising a pce Silver pWaggon of 1131 Oz MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to Robert Stagg – 20 Mar 1819

N[ew]Castle 20 March 1819 Rob Stagg Esq Sir I am favoured with your letter of the 17 Inst and annexed transmit you the statement for Ore raised in Weardale in the Year ending the 30th Sept. amounting to £1246-11-10 due from the Lead Company to Col Beaumont. – the advance made by Col B[eaumont] by the quarterly payments in London to the B[isho]p Durham & Rector for Lot & Tithe Ore I have charged Int[eres]t upon, considering that the charge is equitable, conformable to

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 27 Mar 1819

Newcastle 27 March 1819 Messrs Rundell & Co London Advising a pce Silver of 1331 Oz pWaggon this day MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to Robert Stagg – 29 Mar 1819

Rob Stagg Esq Middleton House Barnard Castle N[ew]Castle 29th March 1819 Sir I am favoured with your Letter of the 27 Inst announcing to me that the Gov & Co decline paying their proportion of Rent, Comp[ositi]ns etc for the [struck out: Mines] Ore raised in Weardale last year, because Interest is charged on the advances made in the quarterly payments to the Bishop & Rector, which they are pleased to assert is ‘incorrect’. If your Employers doubt the fact of the periodi

Letter – Martin Morrison to Gosling & Sharp – 13 Apr 1819

Newcastle 13 April 1819 Messrs Goslings & Sharpe Bankers – London Inclosing Bill value £375 – ,, - ,, for ¼ Yrs Composition for Tithe Ore due Revd Hy Hardinge on the 11 inst MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to Robert Stagg – 16 Apr 1819

Newcastle 16 April 1819 Rob Stagg Esq Middleton House Sir I have delayed ackn[owledgin]g the Rec[eip]t of your Letter of 31 Ult in the hope that the Lead Comp[any], to whom you intended to submit my Letter of the 29 would on more mature consideration have acquiesced, because founded in equity, to the charge of Interest on the advances in the quarterly payments made to the Bishop & Rector, for Rents Comp[ositio]n etc in lieu of Lot Ore & Tithe Ore; & that the Comp[an]

Letter – Martin Morrison to Robert Stagg – 9 Jun 1819

N[ew]Castle 9 June 1819 Rob Stagg Esq Sir Informed by the Secretary of the Lead Company that the Com.y had sometime since given you directions to pay the proportion of dues for Ore raised in Weardale for last year including the Interest on the advances made by Col Beaumont, and also to pay an estimated proportion in future on the quarterly payments as they become due, I am to request the same may be settled, and conclude you will consider from £250 to £300 reasonable at which

Memo – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 16 Jun 1819

N[ew]Castle 16 June 1819 Mrs Beaumont Portman Square – London Transmitting Cash Account & Lead Sales For April and May. --- MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 21 Jun 1819

N[ew]Castle 21 June 1819 Mrs Beaumont Madm I am this day hon[oure]d by the Rec[eip]t of yr Letter of the 18th Inst. It appears by the Books of this Office, that in Sept & Octr 1795, you were at Bretton Hall, and left it, so as to be in Portman Square on or before the 1st Nov following. – and that on the 23d Sept 8 Octr & 20 Octr 1796 Letters were addressed to Col Beaum[on]t at Bretton Hall & on the 21 Dec 1796 a Letter was addressed to him at Portman Sq: where it app

Letter – Martin Morrison to Robert Stagg – 24 Jun 1819

Newcastle 24 June 1819 Rob Stagg Esq I am favoured with your Letter of the 22d Inst and in replying to it have to confirm mine of the 8th Inst that I am desirous to receive the Comp[osition] <.. Prop[ortio]n> of dues for Ore raised in Weardale last year conformable to the Statement transmitted to you on the 20th March last; and certainly it is not my intention to charge Interest for the past; or for the future provided the estimated quantity paym[ent]s by the Company are, as
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