Letter – Henry Richmond to Gawen Aynsley – 27 Jan 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Jan 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Gawen Aynsley
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Gawin  Aynsley Esq                          Newcas[tle] 27th Jan[ua]ry 1765

at Little harle    

Sir        I have sent you by this post the two parts of the new Lease of the prebend of Thockrington and inclosed is Sir William Lowther’s receipt for £77.8s.8d for the Fine & for renewing it : which were sent to me by Mr Barber of Ferry bridge.

I shall get a new agreement of the tithes of Sweethope, part of this prebend,prepared in a little time, and send it you. I am etc HR

Jan[ua]ry 22nd 1765

Then received of Gawin Aynsley Esq by the hand of Mr John Barber of Ferry bridge Seventy seven pounds 8s.8d being for a Fine, a years prebendal Rent ending at Michaelmas last and for my Clerk’s writing the Leases.

                                                      W[ilia]m Lowther

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