Letter – Henry Richmond to George Selby – 25 Feb 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Feb 1774
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: George Selby
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Geo Selby  Attorney at Law                                                  Newcas 25th Febry 1774

              In Alnwick


	I received your Letter of the 22d instant and cannot yet send you the Boundaries you want as Mr Bell is only now at Ord; having been stop’d going thither before by the bad weather - I shall write to Mr Darwin in London to prepare copies of such Deeds Fines Recoveries Wills & Awards as you say Mr Selby ought to have attested Copies of but whether the Expence of such Copies ought to be paid by Sir Walter Blackett or Mr Selby I must leave to be considered of by Gentlemen of the Law who know what is customary.

	I shall also write to Mr Darwin for a Copy of the Assignment of the Term of 500 Years vested in him and as the Deeds in the Abstract relating to this Estate are in his possession it will be easy to have them inspected in London by any Counsel or Attorney Mr Selby shall appoint                                                                 I am etc                 HR

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