Document ReferencePl C 2/426
TitleLetter from Samuel Marriot, Morpeth, to Robert Harley MP, Lincoln's Inn, London; 1 Jul. 1756. Imperfect.
Date1 July 1756
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionConsiders that the only way to find out whether there is coal under the Oldmoor estate is to sink a pit; agrees with the Duke of Portland's decision to rebuild the bridge over the Blythe rather than to exchange land with Mr Meggison; will shortly be able to report the state of Mr Carrick's business.

Letter is damaged, with text loss.
Termestate business, Northumberland
bridges, repairs to

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39637Meggison (fl 1756-1758); Mr; landowner in Ogle Northumberland; of Whaltonfl 1756-1758
NA1046Bentinck; William (1709-1762); 2nd Duke of Portland1709-1762
NA39630Carrick; Robert (fl 1756-1758); Mr; bankrupt of Northumberlandfl 1756-1758
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
NA18798Harley; Robert (c.1706-1774); Mr; brother of 3rd Earl of Oxford; fought Leominster election against Capel Hanburyc.1706-1774
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