Letter – Martin Morrison to Henry Phillpotts – 14 Nov 1820

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Nov 1820
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Henry Phillpotts
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      N[ew]Castle 14 Novr 1820

Revd Hy Phillpotts College Durham. 

I have this morning rec[eive]d your Letter of yesterday’s date informing me, that you accept the certain Rent of £4500 per ann[u]m during the present Bishop of Durham’s Incumbency for your Tythe Ore in the parish of Stanhope; and having by this days post received authority from Col Beaumont to exercise my discretion in the matter, I hereby on his behalf agree to the same, the payments to be made quarterly as stated in my letter to you of the 24th last month & for which you will be pleased to furnish a regular acquittance on the day they become due. – The Agreements for a Lease for the respective signatures of yourself and Colonel Beaumont will forthwith be prepared. – 

      I am etc MM

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