Letter – Henry Richmond to Christopher Johnson – 20 Jan 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jan 1769
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Christopher Johnson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Christr Johnson Attorney at Law in Durham                           Newca[stle] 20th Janry 1769


I am sorry you sho[ul]d have sent a Messenger on purpose to know if I had got an Answer from Mr Maughan for I would have wrote you if I had – he has not had time since he could have rec[eiv]ed my Letter to have given me an Answer – indeed I am sorry the time is so short as you mentioned in your former Letter because it seems insufficient for those that never heard of the intended Application to Parliament till last Saturday to give any explicit Answer. As soon as I am enabled to do it you may depend upon hearing from me by the post. I am etc    HR

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