Letter – Henry Richmond to George Selby – 24 Apr 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Apr 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 24th April 1774


	I received a Lre by this days post from Mr Darwin by which I find he does not know any thing  of what is doing about the Conveyance , from Sir Walter to Mr Selby, of Unthank Estate - now this I wonder at as I acquainted you that Mr Darwin was Sr Wr’s Attorney in London and that Mr Lodge might apply to him for any thing wanted - The time is now far spent and Sir Walter is uneasy at Mr Darwin’s telling him he knows nothing about the progress of this Business - I hope nevertheless that you are in great forwardness with it and that all will be ready against the 12th of May - I shall be very glad to have a Line from you by return of the Post                      I am etc           HR

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