Letter – Henry Richmond to George Douglas – 19 Dec 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Dec 1766
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: George Douglas
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Geo Douglass in

Berwick upon Tweed                                                           Newcas[tle] 19 December 1766

Sir       Sir walter Blackett has executed the two parts of the Lease of Unthank Colliery; & Mr W[illia]m Brown will bring them & the draught to Tweedmouth on Sunday next in the Evening;

to get them executed by Mr Stow, Mr Boreham & yourself and to settle every thing previous to your entry. He says he cannot stay longer with you than Monday; therefore I hope he will find you all at home. Sir walter has desired him to settle a place and plan for the pittmens houses. I am etc      HR

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