Letter – Benjamin Johnson to Thomas Wentworth Beaumont – 1 May 1821

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 May 1821
Correspondent: Benjamin Johnson
Recipient: Thomas Wentworth Beaumont
Archive Source: Brotherton BHDVC CD 78a
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Mr B		May 1st 1821

To whom am I to remit the rents which I shall receive on the 16th inst also the sum agreed upon to be paid Mrs Beaumont out of the Bywell Estate ... five of the Pointers were sent off to Bretton Hall yesterday another would have been sent but was too heavy in pup to travel ... has applied to have part of the land now in open pasture enclosed ... he will pay 5s 6d additional rent on the sum expended in inclosure ... I shall send a Pini on Thursday the last which will be ripe until August.  I gave directions to the gardener not to force any more to be ready before that time.

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