Letter – Martin Morrison to Thomas Fenwick – 26 May 1826

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 May 1826
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Thomas Fenwick
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      N[ew]castle 26 May 1826

Mr Thos Fenwick Dipton. 

As I have not received any reply to the offer I made in London, thro’ you to the Bishop of Durham, for the Lot Ore in Weardale; I take the liberty of enquiring when I may expect to receive his Lordships determination upon it, the ascertainment of which, being daily more desirable, as two months now have lapsed, since the late Bishop’s death, and the working of the Mines impeded by the accumulated produce remaining in them, necessarily kept apart from that which has been wrought, previous to that event, and in reference  to measures, the adoption of which, will be influenced by the knowledge of his Lordships intentions. – 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