Letter – Henry Richmond to Collingwood Forster – 16 Jan 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Jan 1772
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Collingwood Forster
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Collingwood Forster Esq. at                                                               Newcas 16th Janry 1772



  I acquainted Sir Walter Blackett this morning of the Sum you offered for the 10/19ths of the pastureship Corn Tithes of Lucker Moor _ the 77 acres of land & the Corn Tithes of the detached pieces of Ground that are said to have been ancient Encroachments of the said Moor _ which Sum namely Five hundred pounds he agrees to take.

  So you will prepare a Draught of the Deeds accordingly & settle the time of Entry & the payment to be on the Execution

  I am etc                                                                                                     HR

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