Journal entry – John Grey – 16 Jun 1834

Document Type: Journal entry
Date: 16 Jun 1834
Correspondent: John Grey
Archive Source: TNA ADM 80 19
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Monday 16th June

Was occupied all the day with business in the Office, examining various accounts for work in different parts of the property & preparing agreements etc.  By the Moor Masters returns, it appears that the whole quantity of Ore raised in the Manor of Alston between Michaelmas 1832 & 1833, is as follows.  Bouse Ore 12702 Bings 4Cwts.  Cutting Ore 679 Bings 6 Cwts the Duty on which is 2197 Bings 1 10/21 Cwts of Bouse and 119 Bings 1 13/14 Cwts of Cutting Ore.  

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