Letter – Henry Richmond to Isaac Hunter – 27 Sep 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Sep 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Isaac Hunter
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Isaac Hunter Jun[io]r at

Dukesfield                                                               Newcas[tle] 27th Sept[embe]r 1765

Sir                I desire you will not omit waiting upon the <the> Comiss[ione]rs for the division of Bulbeck Comon at their first meeting, & deliver them a notice of Sir Walter Blackett’s claim of right of Comon on Bulbeck Comon, according to the <the> inclosed or any other better Form that you may hear of. And you will put a date to it and sign it, and keep a copy of it. I am HR  

P.S. Pray has not some part of Sir W[alte]rs inclosure of this Comon been made above 40 years?

1765    I hereby give notice pursuant to the Act of Parliam[en]t for dividing and inclosing Bulbeck Comon that Sir Walter claims a right of Comon on the said Comon in respect of his Estates at East Dukesfield, West Dukesfield, Middle Dukesfield, Colpitts and Slaley

For Sir Walter Blacketts  I Hunter jun[io]r

To the Com[issione]rs for dividing & Inclosing Bulbeck Common.

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