Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 10 Aug 1812

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Aug 1812
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Diana Beaumont
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      Newcastle 10th August 1812

Mrs Beaumont – Thorpe


I have had the honor of duly receiving your Letter o the 7th inst and of executing the directions it contains – The enquiries after Col Beaumont have been numerous and my answers uniform that his health required a prolonged residence at the Sea. The Assizes are well attended and among the Company is Lord Percy and Sir Charles Monck foreman of the Grand Jury. – This Letter is principally intended to convey the enclosed, announcing the death of your agent Mr Thomas Crawhall; the attention necessary in conducting the Mines will be ably supplied by his son William, a young man of great promise until you and Col Beaumonts pleasure is known respecting a permanent successor. – I am etc	MM

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