Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 6 Oct 1808

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Oct 1808
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Diana Beaumont
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Mrs Beaumont Bretton


I am this day honored with your letter of the 4 instant and in this & another cover are enclosed Cash Acc[oun]t and Lead Sales for last month by the latter of which you will perceive the price of Lead is now £40 for Refined & £39 Common. Annexed are particulars of Bills remitted to Sir R C Glyn & Co amounting to £57,322–5-0. I now hope to finish every transaction with the Bishop of Durham personally next week: his Lordships proposal for fixing a value upon two Lives in case of his consenting to make an Exchange is not an inducement to you to do so at present, particularly as <Depledges> health is good; sometime hence his Lordship may be treated with on better terms. When Mr Wilson’s Bill is settled it may be sent to this office and remain as a Voucher for the payment. I am etc 


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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