Letter – Martin Morrison to Henry Phillpotts – 30 Oct 1820

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Oct 1820
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Henry Phillpotts
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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The Revd Henry Phillpotts College Durham		Newcastle 30 October 1820


Having transmitted a Copy of your letter of the 24th Inst to Col & Mrs Beaumont, I yesterday received a letter from them, directing me to ascertain from you, whether they are to consider the proposition contained in yours of the 20th Inst, as your alternative, on which you will enter into an Agreement for the Tythe Ore of Stanhope. The knowledge of this information is desired, that they may take no steps without being fully assured of having used every means within their power to effect an Agreement. I have with conscientious intentions endeavoured to promote the Interests of all parties concerned, by an  Agreement between yourself & Col Beaumont on fair and equitable terms,  the only effectual basis, I am persuaded calculated to perpetuate them; and no man will more deeply deplore, than myself, the disastrous consequences that will result from the failure of this negotiation. I am etc MM

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