Letter – Martin Morrison to Robert Stagg – 2 Nov 1818

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Nov 1818
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Robert Stagg
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      Newcastle 2d Nov 1818

Robt Stagg Esq Ryhope near Sunderland


The Vestry of the Parish of Stanhope having assessed the Revd H Hardinge, Rector, to the Poor Rates; against which he has appealed to the Quarter Sessions; I am to acquaint you, that in the event of the Rate being established (which however is not at all probable) the amount will fall upon Col Beaum[on]t as Tenant to the said Rector; and of course the Lead Co will have to bear their Share according to the proportion of Ore raised by them in the Parish. – This information you will receive as private and confidential <&> that you may be aware how far your Employers are implicated in the proceedings now pending. – Mr Bainbridge of Alston  I am informed is the Solicitor employed by The Vestry. – 		I am etc 	MM

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