Letter – Martin Morrison to William Stephens – 16 Sep 1813

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Sep 1813
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: William Stephens
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Mr Wm Stephens						Newcastle Sept 16/1813

Collector of Taxes Darlington

      I have rec[eiv]ed your letter of the 13th Inst & enclosed you will receive two Bills value £933.15.3 tog[ethe]r with the above cheque upon Messrs Reed Batson & Co Bankers, in this town for £56-1-4 – making in the whole £989-16-7 being the amount of Col Beaumonts Property Tax on Leadmines etc in Darlington Ward for the year ending the 5th of April 1813. – You will on the receipt hereof transmit to me a Stampt Receipt for the same & it will in future be satisfactory to me, to have the Receipt delivered on parchment being made by some authorized person as I suppose it is an object to you not to have it paid to the Receiver Generals Office here. – I am etc


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