Letter – Martin Morrison to George Crawhall – 13 Jul 1826

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Jul 1826
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: George Crawhall
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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N[ew]castle 13th July 1826

Mr Geo Crawhall


As no specific Agreement is yet made with the Bishop & Rector I must request that you  will suspend Letting any <Ore> Bargains until that is accomplished, or until it is known the footing, we are in future to be upon, with them. – I think the above will be a proper reason to assign to the Men for delaying the Bargains; and more I would not recommend you to say. – at the same time if you can reduce the workings by employing fewer Men for a time or until <we> can come to some conclusion with the Bishop and Rector, it appears to me desirable – I am etc  MM

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