Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 7 Apr 1821

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Apr 1821
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Diana Beaumont
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Mrs Beaumont						Newcastle 7th April 1821

35 Portman Square London


In two other Covers I beg to transmit Cash Acc[oun]t & Sales of Lead for last month; and in this, a letter from Mr Geo Crawhall, by which you will have the satisfaction to find, that the Bargains have commenced without interruption on the part of the Workmen. To the wholesome severity exercised on the last occasion, may be attributed the present peaceful progress of the Agreements for the ensuing Quarter. – I regret to state that the Lead Trade continues extremely dull. – Mr Forster, the Receiver of Greenwich Hospital died this morning. I have the Honor to remain 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