Letter – Henry Richmond to George Selby – 15 Oct 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Oct 1775
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: George Selby
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Mr Geo Selby  Attorney at Law In Alnwick                                          Newcas  15th Octor 1775



	I have shewn Sr Wr Blackett your Letter demanding the Lease of Unthank Colliery which was left with him for the Recovery of the Arrears of Rent from the Tenants - Sir Walter has not yet got all the money but however does want to keep any thing from Mr Selby that he has a right to; so if Mr Selby of Beal will favour me with a Line desiring me to Send him Sir Walter Blacketts Lease to Robt & William Readhead dated the 6th Decemr 1771 & promising to produce the said Lease in any Court at the Request and for the benefit of the said Sir Wr Blackett in obtaining payment of the Arrear of Rent due to him for Unthank Colliery aforesaid I shall then deliver it to his Order.                  I am etc    HR

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