Letter – Henry Richmond to George Selby – 21 Mar 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Mar 1774
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: George Selby
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Mr George Selby  Attorney at Law in Alnwick                                  Newcas 21st March 1774


In answer to your Letter of the 18th instt I can only say that I see no reason to making further Alteration in your Copy of the Boundary etc than such as I made when I returned it to you on the 15th instt only if the words “on the Lands belonging to the Township or Village of Scremerston on or towards the East” were struck out it was by Mistake and there can be no Objection to the Boundary being as you had described it - As to your mentioning the Number of Acres in East Ord in the Conveyance the Material Objections I had to it was that you called it One thousand five hundred Acres which exceeded the Number in the Award considerably - And as to the Boundary of the Garth it must stand as I have altered it without any Measure - P.S.  The words scored under were not struck out in the Copy sent to Mr Darwin                                              I am etc         HR

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