Letter – Martin Morrison to Diana Beaumont – 5 Mar 1811

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Mar 1811
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Diana Beaumont
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      Newcastle 5th March 1811


Weardale Lead Mine Pay     £38,013- 6-6

Allenheads ditto            11,667- 6-6

Coalcleugh ditto            11,641-13-3 ½

                            61,322- 6-3

Mill Pays about              4,800- 0-0

Lead Carriage Pay to Newburn 2,500- 0-0

                            68,622- 6-3

Mrs Beaumont Portman Square

I beg to transmit for your information amount of the Pays to be made next week as above, for which Bills are to be given upon Messrs Glyn & Co in equal proportions at 10,15,20 & 25 Days from the 12th inst; - the quantity of Ore Raised (27,156 ½ Bings ) this Year is certainly large, but it is equally certain that the expence of working the Mines is become enormous and more than doubled within the last ten years. – I have this day remitted Messrs Glyn & Co three Bills drawn upon J Locke & Co amounting to £12,000 & in this and another cover you will be pleased to receive Cash Account & Lead Sales for last month. 

I am etc  MM

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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