Letter – Martin Morrison to Cox Poyser & Co – 13 Feb 1822

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Feb 1822
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Cox Poyser & Co
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Newcastle 13 Febry 1822

Messrs Cox Poyser & Co Derby

I am favored with your Letter of the 11th Inst; and in Reply offer you 2 <to> 3 thousand pieces of Lead at £23 pfo[the]r for Refined and £22 pfo[the]r for Common, six months Credit in London from the date of your answer; or allowing 3pCent discount for your own, or Bankers, Bill upon London at One Months date. In making this offer, it however must be subject to one condition, vizt, that my Engagements to deliver Lead (about 20,000pcs) must be first completed, before I can undertake to deliver any which you may agree for; and which from the smallness of Stocks, and taking it from the Mills as the Ore is smelted, will at the shortest period, be two months. – 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