Letter – Martin Morrison to Robert Stagg – 29 Mar 1826

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Mar 1826
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Robert Stagg
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      New House Weardale

Rt Stagg Esqr 					29 March 1826

Marton Ho[use] nr Appleby

The intelligence of the B[isho]p of Durham’s death being confirmed, and in consequence the Agreements for the Compo[sition]s of Lot and Tithe Ore in Weardale have Ceased, It therefore becomes necessary, until those Agreements are

Renewed, with the new Bishop and the present Rector of Stanhope, that all the Lead Ore wrought by your Company under the Moor-master’s Lease granted by the Bishop of Durham, should from and after the 25th instant be set apart and an Acc[oun]t thereof accurately Kept. – I am etc	MM

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