Letter – Henry Richmond to Caleb Hunter – 10 Sep 1762

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Sep 1762
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Caleb Hunter
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To Mr Caleb Hunter at

Allenheads                                                                           Newcastle 10 September 1762

Sir/ Sir Wr. Blackett will be at Hexham till 3 or 4 o’clock on Monday next: where if you conveniently can be at the same time it w[oul]d be right; Because he will want to know what character Thos. Nixon of Dotland, who was formerly Steward of Mr Lorain’s Grove, bears as a minor, he having offered himself for C[oal]cleugh. And you will let Sir Walter know, if you can learn the reason why he left Mr Loraine, wch he says he did ab[ou]t the year 1751 since wch time he has not been employed ab[ou]t lead mines; except upon views or references. I am etc   HR

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