Letter – Martin Morrison to Thomas Faber – 13 Nov 1826

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Nov 1826
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Thomas Faber
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      N[ew]Castle 13 Novemr 1826

T H Faber Esqr – Bishop Auckland 

I beg to acknowledge the rec[eip]t of the Lease for the Lot Ore in Weardale. –Informed that the Lead Company under a Lease from Mr Rippon are continuing to work the Lead Mine in the Bishop of Durham’s copyhold in the parish of Stanhope; I request the favor to know if any directions are given by his Lordship to the Gentlemen holding his Manor Courts, to adopt measures to preserve from Trespass, the Rights of the See, not only in this instance, but in other situations, where attempts are made.

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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