Letter – Martin Morrison to Burley & Sons – 23 Jun 1826

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Jun 1826
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Burley & Sons
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      N[ew]castle 23 June 1826

Messrs Burley & Sons Lincolns Inn

I beg to acknowledge the favor of your Letter of the 20th Inst. the sum due to the late Bishop of Durham is precisely what I have already Stated it to be – viz £920–10– 11– the number of days in this year for which the Lot Ore is due are 84 – If therefore – 365 days give £4000 what will 84 give – exactly the sum abovementioned. Entertaining no wish but to give facility for the payment of this money, and relying upon your authority to receive it, if you concur in the correctness of my calculation & inform me, I will direct Messrs Glyn & Co to pay the amount upon your receipt being produced. – I am etc – MM

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