Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 10 May 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 May 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Bell
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr John Bell at Hexham                                             Newcastle 10 May 1765

Sir      As you say you have met with a person that may be trusted to collect the Tolls of the Fairs & markets for a year, for £10 & to be at all incidental expence of collecting them out of that sum; & to pay you the whole amount of the Tolls without any deduction. I think you must employ him & that in so doing you will act according to Sir W[alte]rs intentions, as contained in the Extract of this Lre wch I sent you from Wallington: especially as nobody offers you above £17 a year for them. I am etc.     HR

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