Letter – Martin Morrison to John Griffiths Esqr – 24 Mar 1821

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Mar 1821
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: John Griffiths Esqr
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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John Griffiths Esqr Solicitor - Durham			Newcastle 24 March 1821

Informed that a Trial in search of Lead Ore is making at Black Bank situated below Wolsingham and the same being Copyhold and in the parish of Wolsingham, I take the liberty of mentioning the circumstance to you, in order if an Error exists contravening Colonel Beaumonts rights as Lessee under the Bishop of Durham,that the Trial in question may forthwith be stopped. – I am etc    MM

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