Letter – Martin Morrison to George Newby – 5 Feb 1820

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Feb 1820
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: George Newby
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Revd Geo: Newby					Newcastle 5th February 1820

Witton le Wear Durham


I am favoured with your letter of the 2d Instt the subject to which it refers I sometime since submitted to Col & Mrs Beaumont, and I am authorised in giving you this  assurance that it is their intention to contribute towards the support of the Schools in Weardale, so benevolently commenced & liberally endowed by the B[isho]p of Durham. – I apprehend Col & Mrs Beaum[on]t will pay a Sum annually in aid of the proposed establishments, and as I have to be in London in May, they will then determine upon the amount to be applied; of which I shall take the earliest opportunity afforded me, of communicating to you. 	I am etc MM

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