Letter – Martin Morrison to Charles Bowns – 25 Oct 1807

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Oct 1807
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Charles Bowns
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Charles Bowns Esq						Newcastle 25th October 1807 


In reply to your favor of the 22nd instant I am to inform you that Bishop Thurlow never took his Lot Ore in Kind while in possession of the Sea of Durham; He held the Sea four years and was always paid <or> composition. The Lot Ore has not been received in kind since 1743, the quantity then did not exceed 1261/8 Bings and the Profits from the Mines was little more than £2,000 per annum.  I am etc MM 

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