Letter – Diana Beaumont to John Erasmus Blackett – 22 Oct 1800

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Oct 1800
Correspondent: Diana Beaumont
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 224
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                                                                                                          Bretton, October 22nd 1800 

Dear Sir,

      I enclose you by Colonel Beaumont's desire part of a letter he has recd. from Mr. Bell, he will be obliged to you to give directions respecting the St. John Lee, St. Oswald and ye Stublock Colliery's the latter from Mr. Cockshutt's report (which Col. B. will bring with him to Newcastle) we think may be worked to our advantage we requested Mr. Bell would offer the other collieries to Mr. Errington, but he now declines them and we are at a loss to know what is best to do with them.

      We hope you received the  venison safe,  it was the first Buck we had killed we lost 40 head of Deer last winter. Col. Beaumont joins with me in best comp'ts.   I am Dear Sir

                                                                   Yr. sincere Hble Servt

                                                                                                       Diana Beaumont

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Some tables & other Furniture is sent by sea to Newcastle for Hexham, when they arrive I will thank mr T Crawhall to send them to the Abbey with care 

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