Letter – Henry Richmond to Christopher Johnson – 10 May 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 May 1766
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Christopher Johnson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Chris[tophe]r Johnson Attorney at Law                           Newcas[tle]  10th May 1766

In Durham

Sir     Master John Blackett son of Sir Edward Blackett whose name was inserted in the Lease of Redburn which Sir W[alte]r Blackett renewed the beginning of this year, is dead; I therefore desire you will apply to Dr Gregory the Master of Sherburn for a renewal and I shall in a little time send you certificates that Sir Walter and Geo Robson who are the two other lives, are living, and will also send you the name of the person to be inserted in the new Lease; which I hope you will be able to obtain for the same Fine as the last. I am etc

To all whom it may concern

These are to certify that Mr George Robson of the parish of Croft in the County of York, son of George Robson of the Heugh in the County of Northumberland is now living, witness our hands this

……….. Minister of Croft

Church wardens of Croft

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