Letter – Martin Morrison to Henry Phillpotts – 14 Jun 1821

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Jun 1821
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Henry Phillpotts
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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The Revd Henry Phillpotts Durham			Newcastle 14th June 1821

Having only returned from the Mines last night, I have been prevented acknowledging sooner, the favor of your Letter of the 11th Inst. The plan which you suggest of extending the present Agreements for Lot & Tithe Ore, three months after their expiration will not I apprehend be objected to, by Col & Mrs Beaumont, <..> at the period, they and the then Incumbents, are desirous to renew them in future. – With respect to the serious inconvenience sustained by the Miners in the interruption of their work, during the late Negotiation for your Tithe Ore; I am not aware of any other having happened, than what was represented to you at the time; and if in your visits to Weardale since, any additional circumstance has come to your knowledge, I beg to refer you to Mr George Crawhall the resident Mine Agent who will not hesitate, on this occasion, to give every explanation, so as to enable you to judge correctly of facts; and I also beg to observe, which I do with great deference, that nothing is more likely to produce erroneous impressions, than lending an Ear to partial Representations. 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