Letter – Henry Richmond to Earl of Darlington – 6 Feb 1761

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Feb 1761
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Earl of Darlington
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To The Hon[oura]ble The Earl of Darlington at Durham                          Newca 6th Febry. 1761

My Lord       As your L[or]ds[hi]p mentioned on Tuesday last , that you had heard some application had been made to the Customary Tenants in Weardale to vote for Sir Thos. Clavering at the General Election; I thought it right to send a p[er]son thither on purpose, to know from Sir Wr. Blacketts Agent whether anything of that nature had transpired, & have the honour of sending your Lords[hi]p herewith a copy of his answer   I am your L[or]ds[hi]ps most obed[ien]t  hble serv  H Richmond

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