Letter – Martin Morrison to Cox Poyser & Co – 1 Apr 1824

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Apr 1824
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Cox Poyser & Co
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      Newcastle 1 April 1824

Messrs Cox Poyser & Co Derby

I am favored with your Letter of the 29th Ult. this morning; & on the delivery of the last parcel of 3000 ps of Lead being completed, your Acc[oun]t Current shall be transmitted as desired. – Having to fulfill my engagements, upwards of 35,000 ps yet to deliver I do not apprehend much reduction in the price of Lead as likely to happen here, so extensively is the forthcoming supply anticipated. – Anxious however to cultivate Your connexion I here offer you three to five thousand ps of Lead in equal proportions of Refined and Common at £23-10 & £22-10 pf[othe]r six months Credit or £5pCent p annum disc[oun]t for money, - the delivery of the Lead to commence six weeks hence. – Waiting your reply I am etc  MM

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The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467