Letter – Henry Richmond to Christopher Johnson – 20 Jul 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jul 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Christopher Johnson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To  Mr Chrisr. Johnson    Attorney at Law                             Newcas.  the 20th  July 1771

    In Durham

Sir      I shall be obliged to you if you will Excuse my paying the proportion of the Composition for the Lot Ore that was due to the late Bishop of Durhams Ex[ecu]tors to the day of his Death, till I can learn who is appointed by the Ex[ecu]tors to receive it.   I dare say you will not think me blameable in desiring this when you consider I am an Agent & accountable for what I shall do herein.                I am etc    HR

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