Letter – Martin Morrison to Richard Consitt & Co – 5 Apr 1815

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Apr 1815
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Richard Consitt & Co
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Messrs Richd Consitt & Co			Newcastle 5th April 1815

Merchants – Hull


I am favored with your letter of yesterday’s date stating your desire to abandon the purchase of 700ps Lead made of me. – From the present situation of the market I feel a difficulty respecting the price and therefore prefer your removing and paying for the Lead, nor would I be inclined to cancel the Bargain under £2 p[er]fodder which for this quantity would amount to One Hundred Pounds. – 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