Letter – Thomas Corbett to John Stephenson – 20 Dec 1735

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Dec 1735
Correspondent: Thomas Corbett
Recipient: John Stephenson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Mr Jno Stephenson  Moor Master at Alston

      Adm[iral]ty Office   20th Decer 1735


	I am ordered by the Directors of Greenwich Hospital to signify their Commands to you, that you do prepare and send me as soon as possible for their Informations, an exact and particular account of the Names, Situation, and Condition of all the Lead Mines under your Inspection belonging to the Derwentwater Estate, which are Lett, and to whom, with the Terms & Conditions of their Leases, and how they Comply therewith, and which are now Unlett, which are now wrought, and by what Authority, and which are unwrought, What Oar has been raised between Mich[ael]mas 1732 & Mich[ael]mas 1735, by whom, and the Dues thereon, and how much has been accounted for, and what is now due thereupon, together with all other Observations that shall occur to you, relating to the said Mines & proper for the knowledge of the said Directors    I am Sir Your most Humble Servt

      Thos Corbett

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