Letter – Martin Morrison to Thomas Dodd – 17 Feb 1809

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Feb 1809
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Thomas Dodd
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Mr Thomas Dodd  Nenthead 					Newcastle 17th February 1809


	I now forward the enclosed Account.  – It contains a statement of all the ore raised in Weardale commencing from the present Bishop’s accession to the See of Durham, and ending on the 30th September last, by which it appears that the Lead Company’s proportion of the composition paid for the said Ore due to that period amounts to £5115 -11-4.  This sum it would be desirable to receive either in local Bank notes or by Bills of short dates upon London on or before the 27th of this month, and you will oblige me by stating on receipt hereof, how far this will suit your convenience as our agents will be down on that day, for money to make the  Pays.

      I informed you in my Letter of the 9th December last that the present agreement with the Bishop of Durham for his  Lot ore is £4000 per annum, payable by quarterly installments of £1000 each, and I now propose that the Company’s proportion be settled in future at our annual Pays.   I am  etc

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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