Letter – Martin Morrison to Mr Horsington – 27 Mar 1820

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Mar 1820
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Mr Horsington
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Mr Horsington Bretton					Newcastle 27 March 1820

Mrs Beaumont some time since mentioned to me that you had applied to her on behalf of a person in your neighbourhood to supply the Leadmines with Bend Leather.—The quantity consumed in all the Mines amounts in value to about Two hundred pounds annually and the supply has hitherto been from persons residing in Bishop Auckland and in this Town all Tanners and who in the article  have given satisfaction. – On your friend stating his Terms at which he will supply the Best Bend leather to be delivered to Mr Geo: Crawhall Newhouse Weardale Durham and to Mr Wm Crawhall

Allenheads - Northumberland and if equally reasonable with others He  shall receive an Order when any is wanted – You will observe that the Leather must be all of the Back. 

I am Sir Yours 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