Letter – Henry Richmond to Christopher Gregson – 13 Jul 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Jul 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Christopher Gregson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To The Rev[eren]d Mr Gregson at Ovingham                                   Newcas[tle] 13th July 1765

Sir      I am told tha there is a design of altering the pews in Ovingham Church & that some steps have been taken to carry the same into execution. Now as Mr Robson of Wallington tells me he does not think Sir W[alte]r Blackett knows any thing of what is intended I should be glad if you wo[ul]d take the trouble of of informing me; that I may take his directions about this matter when he comes to town. I am Sir         Yo[u]r etc      HR

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