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Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 11 Mar 1815

N[ew]Castle 11 March 1815 Messrs Rundell & Co Ludgate Hill London Advising a piece of Silver of 1580 Oz pWaggon. – MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to Glyn & Co – 20 Mar 1815

NewCastle 20th March 1815 Sir R C Glyn Bart & Co Bankers London Advising of having this day drawn the following Bills in favor of Reed Batson & Co Viz –1 Bill at 7 days for £9000 1 ‘ @ 25 ‘ 6000 1 ‘ 40 ‘ 6000 and enclosing for the Credit of Colonel Beaumonts Account Bill on Walkers Maltby & Co for £5000 MM

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 28 Mar 1815

Newcastle 28 March 1815 Messrs Rundell Bridge & Co Ludgate Hill – London Adv[isin]g a p[ie]ce Silver of 1551Oz pWaggon MM

Report – George Crawhall to Martin Morrison – 31 Mar 1815

Coalcleugh Leadmines  March 31st. 1815 The Mines at Coalcleugh continue very poor and has produced less Ore the last quarter than usual, the old Workings are getting more exhausted every Bargain letting & having no fresh ground opened that is productive has rendered the number of Workmen unable to take their Bargains in their old situations. - the Sump named in the last Report begun to sink to the Low Level forehead at the <East> is not completed, and until that be finished

Memo – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 4 Apr 1815

N[ew]Castle 4 April 1815 Mrs Beaumont Portman Square – London Transmitting Cash Acc[oun]t and Lead Sales for last month. MM

Report – William Crawhall to Martin Morrison – 5 Apr 1815

Allenheads Ladyday < Bargains April 5/1815 Allenheads Mines are in general poorer this quarter than I ever recollect them.  Diana Vein the leading forehead in this Vein westward carries no Ore, & for the last 5 fathoms driving, had not a particle of Ore in it, and very little appearance of any Vein; I am apprehensive the Vein has fled from its general bearing,  and if in the course of 3 or 4 fathoms more driving there is not an alteration, I propose cutting cross to the North &

Report – Thomas Emerson to Martin Morrison – 5 Apr 1815

Weardale Mines.                              NewCastle 5th April 1815 Breckonsike continues poor, have let Bargains to 30 Men, 8 to drive the Low level @£8pfm  30/pBg the remainder to raise Ore @ 42/pBg. - Greenfield Vein is likewise poor have let Bargains to 12 Men, 6 to drive the Waggon Level at £6 pfm & 42/ pBg.  The rest to raise Ore @42/pBg. Burtree Pasture Vein is likely to raise Ore much the same as it has done for some time back hav

Letter – Martin Morrison to Richard Consitt & Co – 5 Apr 1815

Messrs Richd Consitt & Co Newcastle 5th April 1815 Merchants – Hull I am favored with your letter of yesterday’s date stating your desire to abandon the purchase of 700ps Lead made of me. – From the present situation of the market I feel a difficulty respecting the price and therefore prefer your removing and paying for the Lead, nor would I be inclined to cancel the Bargain under £2 p[er]fodder which for this quantity would amount to One Hundred Pounds. – I am etc MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to Gosling & Sharp – 6 Apr 1815

Newcastle 6 April 1815 Messrs Goslings & Sharpe Bankers London Remitting Bill for £375 – ¼ a yrs Compo[sition] for Tithe Ore due to Revd Henry Hardinge the 11 inst.

Letter – Martin Morrison to Glyn & Co – 19 Apr 1815

N[ew]Castle 19 April 1815 Sir R.C.Glyn Bart & Co Bankers – London Remitting 3 Bills value £8100 for Colonel Beaumonts Acc[oun]t – MM

Letter – Martin Morrison to Thomas Bowes – 24 Apr 1815

Thomas Bowes Esq Darlington Newcastle 24 April 1815 Enclosed you will receive the Return of Average Profits arising from Colonel Beaumonts Lead Mines in Weardale for the five years ending the 5 April last MM

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 27 Apr 1815

N[ew]Castle 27 April 1815 Messrs Rundell Bridge & Rundell Ludgate Hill London Advising of a piece of Silver of 1249 Oz pWaggon 26th instant MM

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 2 May 1815

N[ew]Castle 2nd May 1815 Messrs Rundell & Co London Advising a piece of Silver containing 1439 Oz pWaggon on the 1st inst. MM

Memo – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 2 May 1815

N[ew]Castle 2nd May 1815 Mrs Beaumont Portman Squ[are] London Transmitting Cash Acc[oun]t & Lead Sales for last month; also the quarterly Reports of the Mines MM

Report – George Crawhall to Martin Morrison – 30 Jun 1815

Coalcleugh Lead Mines  June 30. 1815 The Mines at Coalcleugh etc in general are extremely poor, & the produce of course becomes less. - I had a consultation with the other Agents previous to the Bargains respecting to the prices to be given &c. we was all of an Opinion that it would not be advantageous to Col. Beaumont to reduce the price pBing in the poorest Workings, as many of the Mens earnings do not exceed their subsistence Money, & this Quarter being the close of th

Report – William Crawhall to Martin Morrison – 3 Jul 1815

Allenheads.               July 3, 1815 The Veins in this place are as poor in general as they were last quarter.  We have now made Wentworth Vein <..> on the East side of the Cross Vein at East End.  I have driven the Cross Vein further South than where it was expected to have intersected Wentworth Vein:  our apprehension from the great strength of the Cross Vein is taken from the usual <bearing> djoined to the Cross Vein in her direction, which is

Report – Thomas Emerson to Martin Morrison – 4 Jul 1815

Midsummer 1815.           New House Weardale  July 4/1815 Breckonsike Vein is very poor, but as we have had some strings come to her of late, I thought it adviseable to drive the Low Level forward, in expectation that something more will join to help her, have let Bargains to 24 Men, 8 to drive the said Level 2@ £8 pfm & 30/ pBg.  The remainder to raise Ore at 42/ pBg. Greenfield is poor, have let Bargains to only 10 Men, 6 to drive the Low Level@£6 pfm &

Letter – Thomas Crawhall to Thomas Bowes – 8 Jul 1815

N[ew]C[astle] July 8/ 1815 Thos Bowes Esq Darlington Remitted Reed & Co D[ra]ft on Pole & Co £1,018-6-7- @ 30d[ay]/d[ate] to pay y[ou]r Tax on Weardale <.> up to 5th April last TC

Letter – Martin Morrison to Gosling & Sharp – 17 Jul 1815

Goslings & Sharp Bankers London NewC[astle] July 17/1815 Remitting Bill for £375 – ¼ a y[ea]rs Composition for Tithe Ore due to the Revd Henry Hardinge the 11th Inst. P[p] MM

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 2 Aug 1815

Newcastle 2nd August 1815 Messrs Rundell Bridge & Co Ludgate Hill London Adv[isin]g a piece Silver of 1166Oz pWaggon 1 inst MM

Memo – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 2 Aug 1815

N[ew]Castle 2nd August 1815 Mrs Beaumont Bretton Transmitting Cash Account & Lead Sales for the three last months, also the Agents quarterly Report of the State of Mines <.> MM

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 10 Aug 1815

N[ew]Castle 10 August 1815 Messrs Rundell & Co Ludgate Hill London. Advising a p[ie]ce Silver of 1313 Oz pWaggon 10 inst MM

Letter – Thomas Wentworth Beaumont to Diana Beaumont – 19 Aug 1815

Geneva - 19th Augst. 1815 My dear Mother, Being on the point of setting out for the valley of Chamonny situated at the foot of the Montblanc 18 leagues from hence I have only time to give you a few lines in order to assure you of my perfect health and safety – Judging from the number of stories, that are spread through this country of the dreadful state of affairs in France, and through the obscurity of which one has much difficulty in discovering the real, you no doubt feel

Letter – Martin Morrison – 9 Sep 1815

Sept 9 1815 Shipped Seven Boxes of Spar pHull packet Gardner to be forwarded to Bretton Hall

Memo – Martin Morrison to Rundell Bridge & Rundell – 23 Sep 1815

Sept 23rd 1815 – Advised Messrs Rundell & Co having sent 2 p[iece]s Silver 19th Inst Blaydon 1497 Allen 1123 2620 Oz P[P] 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