Letter – Henry Richmond to Churchwardens – 8 Dec 1762

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Dec 1762
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Churchwardens
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To the Churchwardens 

of All Saints                                                                 Newcastle 8th  December 1762

Gentlem[e]n/ Monday the 30th inst. Being appointed for the distribution of Sir Wr Blackett’s usual charity, I desire you will ticket two hundred & fifty poor people of your parish & bring them all together to Sir Walters exactly at 10 o’clock that forenoon. I am etc   HR  

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