Letter – Arthur Mowbray to Shute Barrington – 16 Mar 1799

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Mar 1799
Correspondent: Arthur Mowbray
Recipient: Shute Barrington
Archive Source: DUL CCB B 182 121
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      Durham 16th March 1799

My Lord

      Under two Covers your Lordship will receive an Account of the Income from this See. I believe it may be depended on, but having made it from Materials collected since Friday. I wish your Lordship to look it over, and if there are any Items wrong, by your Lordship informing me, they shall be altered. The annual value of the Castle at Durham is taken from Mr Castle at the assessed rate, Stockton from Castle’s Books, Auckland from Mr Emm. The Secretary, Receivers and Timber are the Net Balances of the respective Accompts. 

The Tyne Justices dinners at Quarter Sessions £40. 0.0

Entertainment of the Judges & 

Chancellor & Pay[men]t to the Judges         £224. 0.0

Expence of receiving Rents at the Audit       £10.11.8



      I go to Stanhope on Monday: Scruton doubts success; I will do all I can, your Lordship shall have the Earliest Information.

      The Want of the Clause from Bramwell and White has caused the Durham Business to stand still, I have wrote to Bramwell today.

      I waited upon Mr Barrington today. I did not meet with him at Home. I left word that I would go again when he was at Liberty.

      The opinion your Lordship alludes to I find does not affect in the Way your Lordship supposed; however when I get any solid Information I will inform your Lordship.

      Yesterday Mr Shaftoe had not got the Arrears made out, when he does, without Loss of Time your Lordship shall have a full accompt from

      My Lord, Your Lordships very much obl[ige]d & most ob[e]d[ien]t h[um]ble ser[van]t

      Arthur Mowbray

The Hon[ora]ble & Right Revd The Lord Bishop of Durham

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