Letter from D M Peacock, Stainton to Leonard Raisbeck, Stockton-upon-Tees

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1828-07-17
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An apology from Peacock to Raisbeck expressing regret for handing over a committee resolution to him. He explains ‘Had I known the resolution of the committee which I put into your hands yesterday at Mr Pease’s request, in the same light in which I now do, I should have declined’. Peacock states that he disagrees with the resolutions and advises Raisbeck on how he should respond. The letter is written on mourning stationary.

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RAIS/4/3/11
Transcription:
Stainton July 17th

My dear Sir
Had I seen the resolution of the Committee which I put into your hands yesterday at Mr Pease’s request in the same light in which I now do, I should have declined even so far complying with it: but it is in [illegible] to be presumed that they had recourse to my mediation with a view of undoing the communication as little offensive to you as possible. I have however written to Mr Pease to express my surprise that such an office sh’d have been laid upon me without my priority or consent & to decline interposing any further: acquainting him at the same time that I should request you to address your answer to the Chairman of the Committee as the proper representative

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of the Comp’y & this I w’d now beg you to do, considering me as having nothing more to do with the business.

I remain
My dear Sir
Yours very truly
D M Peacock

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