Letter – Martin Morrison to Burley & Sons – 3 Jul 1826

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Jul 1826
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Burley & Sons
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      Newcastle 3rd July 1826

Messrs Burley & Sons London

I received your Letter of the 27 Ult. & regret the difference of opinion between Us as to the sum due to the late Bishop of Durham for Lot Ore. - To be correct is the wish no doubt of both. – If his Lordship had died in the longest instead of the shortest Quarter of the Year We should have taken the number of days as they occurred and proportioned the payment accordingly. The simple fact is, the sum agreed for the Lot Ore was £4000 pannum to be paid Quarterly, I contend therefore that the date of my calculation, and the calculation itself; are both correct and by which I mean to abide. Dr Phillpotts who in this instance, is good authority has received the sum due to him for the broken term under his agreement, in this way, calculating the amount himself. – I am etc

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