Letter – Henry Richmond to Collingwood Forster – 7 Jun 1761

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Jun 1761
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Collingwood Forster
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Mr. Coll. Forster Attorney at Law  in Alnwick                                           Newcastle 7 June 1761

Sir       By a Lre wch I rece[ieve]d last post f[ro]m Mr Darwin I find he has been called upon for Sr Wr Blacketts & the Kirkheaton tenants answers, & has been obliged to get six weeks time for putting in the same. To prevent the expence of further orders, Sr Wr desires all possible expedition may be used in preparing his answer & that of the tenants & hopes you wrote last post to Mr Darwin according to what was determined on at Wallington in regard to his own answer; & as to that of the tenants, I expect Mr Robson will get Reay to attorn that next week & as soon as it is done he or I will write you so. The persons to be named for Sr Wrs Com[missione]rs to take these answers I think sho[ul]d be yourself, Mr Jno. Brown of Kirkharle Mr Wm. Robson of Wallington & Sir your etc   HR.  

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