Letter – Martin Morrison to Thoams Bowes – 28 Sep 1809

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Sep 1809
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Thoams Bowes
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Thomas Bowes Esq Darlington			Newcastle 28th September 1809


      I now return the whole of the Profits for 1808 upon an Average of 5 Years, arising from Colonel Beaumont’s Lead Mines in Weardale, and as it appears to the Commissioners that the charge of £70,000 paid to the Lord Bishop of Durham rests entirely between his Lordship and Colonel Beaumont I am ready to pay the difference in the amount of the Return made last year.   I am etc 

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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