Document ReferencePl C 2/413
TitleLetter from Samuel Marriot, Morpeth; 15 Mar. 1756
Date15 March 1756
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas received the draft lease of Pegswood Colliery and recipient's comments thereon; comments that it is a difficult pit to work; hopes to discuss payment of compensation for damage to the farmer's land with the tenant; also expects to talk with the tenant of Black Close Colliery about his plans for the harbour; sends abstracts of his accounts up to November 1755 [not present]; will send the accounts and the vouchers to Mr Isatt; is doing all this so that His Grace [2nd Duke of Portland] may know what has happened on the estate.

Recipient unidentified; addressed 'Sir'.
Termcollieries, Black Close
collieries, Pegswood
estate business, Northumberland

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1046Bentinck; William (1709-1762); 2nd Duke of Portland1709-1762
NA39628Isatt; - (fl 1756); Mrfl 1756
NA39386Marriot; Samuel (fl 1749-1760); Mr; steward of the Duke of Portland's Northumberland estates; rented Hebron Shield Hill farm from the dukefl 1749-1760
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