Letter – Martin Morrison to Robert Stagg – 10 Feb 1821

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Feb 1821
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Robert Stagg
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Robert Stagg Esq						Newcastle 10th Febr 1821

Melmerby Hall  Penrith	

D[ear] Sir	

Above I beg to hand you the Statement of Balance due from the Govr & Co for Ore raised in Weardale to the 30th Sept last. – You will observe by the inclosed that we have deducted 1/13th in our Calculation, from the quantity of your last years produce to the 31st Oct[obe]r; in order to assimulate the periods, and to bring the proportion of the produce, Of the Governor & Co & Col B[eaumon]t, as near as can be estimated, and to which I trust you will entertain no objection. – The payment to the present Rector for the Comp[ositio]n of his Tythe Ore is 4,500£ p.Annum of which one quarter £1125 was paid on the 10th Dec. & another quarter will be due on the 10th of next Mo[nth].

      I remain  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