Letter – Henry Richmond to Daniel Alder – 7 Apr 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Apr 1775
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Daniel Alder
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Mr Daniel Alder at Adderstone                                                          Newcas  7th April 1775

  near Belford - North


	Inclosed is Mr Bacon Forsters Executors’s Accot of their Proportion of Weardale Rents Compositions etc for the last Year & also their Accot for the six Years past:  & I cannot help expressing my wonder that the Extors should suffer this Money to remain unpaid so long; as they may be sensible they have no right to remove any Ore whilst such an Arrear is standing out against them - Your Attention to the carrying forwards the Partnership Mines & making the Pays so regularly makes me hope my Writing to you will be taken Notice of.  but my Letters to Mr Johnson have had no Effect.                                             I am etc    HR

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