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Copy of a Letter to the Lead Agents Newcastle 11th. July 1803.- Sir In Consequence of the present unsettled State of Affairs, Coln. & Mrs. Beaumont have given Directions that all the Dead Workings & new Tryals at their Leadmines under your Inspection be immediately suspended, & that you (at the ensuing Bargains) only let those Workings which are most productive, & such as cannot be discontinued without great Injury to the Workings in General. – You will at the same Time inform the Workmen under your Management that they are not in future to expect a larger Supply of Subsistence Money than £1-10- per Mo. as was usual before the last Advance took place in 1801. I am &c. J.E.B.