Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 29 Jun 1820

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Jun 1820
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Diana Beaumont
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Mrs Beaumont 35 Portman Squ[are]. London		Newcastle 29 June 1820


      I have the honor of receiving your letter of the 26th Inst & in another Cover in conformity to your desire transmit copy’s of Bills remitted for Sir Tho: Blackett’s use from Jan[uar]y 1790 to Jan[uar]y 1791. – The Letter of Sir Tho Blackett dated 3d of June 1791 relating to the Bishop of Durham is not in this office, nor does it appear, if Mr Blackett did receive any from Sir Thomas, that they were deposited here, I herewith enclose a Note from Mr Cookson respecting Glass for a Hothouse & when you have determined upon the quantity required, & whether it is to be sent cut, or otherwise, I shall see that your commands are strictly complied with. 

      The letters & Receipts transmitted to you, are of no manner of use, so far as regards this Office, & they may be disposed of or remain in your possession as it pleases you to determine. I have not yet heard that the Meeting in Weardale respecting the Schools has been held. – Mr Crawhall when it does take place, will attend & your subscription is to be regulated in its application accordingly as the other Subscribers determine to apply their contributions, so as to equalize, as nearly as possible, with the Bishop’s endowment, the annual payments to the various establishments. – I have great pleasure in adding that I have made another Sale of Lead to Messrs Walkers & Co of 5000ps @ £23.10. p f[othe]r for Refd & that they have the option of taking five or ten thousand p[iece]s more in the same terms, to be determined in course  of <port>  -- I am etc    MM

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