Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 16 Aug 1808

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Aug 1808
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Diana Beaumont
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Addressed Colonel Beaumont – Thorpe


I beg to inform you that I have this day sold to Messrs Preston & Sons 10,000 Pieces of Common Lead at £36 Per fodder to be paid for by Bills at six months date on the delivery of each 900 Pieces. Some time will elapse before all the Lead can be delivered and this Sale will be a security against any reduction in the price for many months to come. Presenting my respectful Compliments to Col Beaumont.   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