Letter – Robert Hodgson to John Cleaver – 14 Apr 1790

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Apr 1790
Correspondent: Robert Hodgson
Recipient: John Cleaver
Archive Source: AMHS H&H
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The Revd. Mr. Cleaver 					Alstone 14th April 1790


Inclosed youll have Greengill Leadmine Paybill for 1789 which was settled 22d July last wherein there is a gain due to you of £2 18s 8½d the statement whereof should have been sent sooner but expected to have given you better Intelligence of the Mine. We had only one Partnership of men who were raising ore at £13 13s p Ton in Lead since Michaelmas to the Pay, when we offered them £13, which was refused, so at present all is totally Idle except dressing the Ore which they had got before, how soon I may be able better to inform you I cannot say.

I am your Hbl Servt R H

R. Hodgson to the Rev. Mr. Cleaver

                                                                £  s  d

1790 To Bal in my Hand due last year pr Acct sent you          11 12  9

To Gain pr Paybill this year                                    2 18  8 1/2

                                                              £14 11  5 1/2

No Salary as yet charged for last year which is by way of self information

1791 March 21 Gain as will appear 

     by the Pay Bill this day Sattled                           0 11  7

1792 June 11 Gain as will appear

     by the Pay Bill this day Sattled                           1 13  3 1/2

1794 April 17 Recd of Wm. Todd & Co for

     1/4 Shair of Greengill Materals                            7  5  1 1/2

                                                              £24  1  7 1/2

Robt Hodgson on Acct of Greengill Lead Mine To the Revrnd Mr Clever 	Dr.

1794 Aprile 17 By an Accompt Brot forward                     £24  1  7 1/2

							Contra Cr.

To One year Attending the Mine not charged    £  s

  in the last Pay Bill sent you in 1790      10  0  0

To One year Attending the Mine for the Acct

  sattled on the 21 March 1791                3  0  0

To One Year Attending the Mine for the Acct

  sattled on the 11 June 1792                 5  0  0

Expences in Collacting a Cask of Spars for

  Lady E. Bentick by your desier in 17[9]3    2  7  6          22  7  6	

                                              Balance          £1 14  1 1/2

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