Letter – Henry Richmond to George Douglas – 21 Aug 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Aug 1769
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                                   Newca[stle] 21st Augst 1769


I have told Sir Walter Blackett of your & your partner’s proposal to take his Fisheries. But he does not chuse to let them for more than a Year at present; & for that time he bids me write you that you may have them at the same rent you now pay him; which is £330 a y[ea]r for the Bells & £30 a year for Beedle Eye & White sands & you may have the Close in which Sythe’s house stands for 30s a Year to enter at Mich[aelm]as next. You will please to let me have an Answer that your partners & you agree to these terms. P.S. The most effectual Answer you can give will be by your All signing the inclosed memorandum & returning it. I have not an opportunity of getting a frank for this Letter. I am etc    HR

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