Letter – Martin Morrison to John Dolphin – 6 Jul 1826

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Jul 1826
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: John Dolphin
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Copy of Offer made this 6 July to Mr Dolphin for Dr Phillpotts’s Tythe Ore

Viz – 1100 Bings of Ore annually during his Incumbency, deliverable Quarterly or as it is washed. The Lead Company to make an Agreement for themselves. or

In money £4000 pannum p[ay]ble Quarterly without the Lead Company – or

£4500 including the Company – notwithstanding the low price of Lead and encouragement given to foreign Importation by the reduction of Duty. –

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