Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 10 Oct 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Oct 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Bell
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr John Bell at Mr Ellis’s

in Hexham                                                                 Newcas[tle] 10 Octo[be]r 1765

Sir              When Sir W[alte]r Blackett comes to Hexham I desire you will carry him the inclosed bill, and ask what time he would please to have Mr Brown of Whitley sent for to be a witness to his signing it; which is a piece of Form required by the Governors of the Bounty: and when Sir Walter has signed it, and Mr Brown witnessed it, you will either leave it with Sir Walter, or return it to me as he chuses: only let me know when it is done, that I may send the purchase deeds away to Mr Darwin. P.S.  It will be proper for Mr Brown to add after his Name Curate of Whitley.  I am etc      HR

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