Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Charles Bowns – 11 Apr 1802

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Apr 1802
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Charles Bowns
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Chas. Bowns Esq. No. 79. Bond Street London			Newcastle 11th. April 1802

Under Cover to Col. Beaumont M.P.

Portman square London


      I have been favoured with your Letter of the 6th. inst. enclosing Mr. Williamson’s Opinion which I have put into the Hands of Mr. Heron with Direction to prepare a proper Surrender of the Leases now to be renewed, to pass a Fine accordingly, the Draft of which to be approved of by Mr. Williamson on the part of Coln. Beaumont, as well as on that of the Bishop of Durham, the Drafts of the undermentioned Leases are now with Mr. Heron, I am ignorant of any others which may have been granted by Coln. Beaumont under the Inspection of Mr. Bell; the Leases of the Mines were granted by the Bishop of Durham to the late Sir Thos. Blackett, the Lives in which are I believe at this time existing. – I am &c. J.E.B

Drat. of a Lease of a Colliery in the Township of Wall in the Chapelry of St. Oswald in the Parish of St. JohnLee <R>everly for 15 years from the 12th. May 1802 at £25 – a year.

Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esqr. And Diana his Wife                            

to Messrs. Thos. Hill & Jas. Weston

Jas. Cockshutt Esqr. to Mr. Christr. Emerson & Co.

Drat. Lease of the Leadmines under the Copyhold parts of Harehope & Biggins Estates in the Parish of Wolsingham and County of Durham –

				Term 21 Years

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