Letter – Henry Richmond to Christopher Johnson – 19 May 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 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

In Durham                                                                      Newcastle 19th May 1766

Sir     I wrote you on the 10th instant of the death of Sir Edward Blacketts Son, whose Life was lately inserted in the Lease of Redburn, and I now send you inclosed the certificates, that the other two Lives are in being; and I desire you will endeavour to get the Lease renewed with the Doctor; inserting the name of William Ord son of William Ord of Fenham in the County of Northumberland Esq[uir]e in the room of the Life that is dropt. I shall be glad to know that you receive this Letter in due course & am etc.            HR

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 12th day of May 1766.

                                      Francis Milbanke Minister of Croft


Church wardens of Croft


John Wetherell

John Weighell


To all whom it may concern

These are to certify that Sir W[alte]r Blackett of the parish of St Andrews in the Town and County of Newcastle upon Tyne, Baronet, is now living 

Witness our hands this 18th day of May 1766.

John Ellison Minister of Croft


Church wardens of Croft


James Purdy

John Green

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