Letter – Martin Morrison to Thomas Dodd – 5 Jul 1809

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Jul 1809
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Thomas Dodd
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Mr Thomas Dodd Nenthead				New House Weardale 5 July 1809


      Your letter of the instant acknowledging the receipt of the Deed of the 20 Partnership Mines or Veins in Weardale has been received by Mr T Crawhall and I observe your intention of transmitting a copy to the Lead Company’s Court for their consideration.

As some time may elapse before you receive instructions from the Court as to ulterior proceedings I think it necessary to request, provided the workings in the new mine in Middlehope have taken a wide direction from the Old, so that eventually it may be considered to belong to Col Beaumont, that for the present and until the determination of the Company can be known and acted upon such workings may be suspended in order to avoid any legislation or dispute hereafter.  I am 


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