Letter – Henry Richmond to Christopher Johnson – 29 Apr 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Apr 1772
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Christopher Johnson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To mr. Chris. Johnson   Attorney at Law                                  Newcas 29th April 1772

                                   in Durham


	At the Assizes at Durham in the Year 1767, as I remember, Sir Walter Blackett had an Indictment tryed to you about repairing the Way from Edmund biers to Blaydon and the Defend[ant]s were found guilty   My Brother was concerned in it but the papers I am now informed was never returned But still remained in your Hands.  it is right it should be sent up to Mr. Darwin to be ordered that it may remain as an Evidence who ought to repair the Road.  If you will do this without Loss of time Sir Walter will be obliged to you & either by Mr Darwin or me as you chuse will pay any Charge attending the doing of it        I am etc    HR

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