Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 12 Mar 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Mar 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Bell
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To  Mr John Bell at Hexham Abbey                                          Newcas.   12th  March 1771

Sir      I have a Letter from Sir Walter Blackett to night that he has determined to appoint Mr Busby of Gateshead the Curate at Hexham & hopes the Trustees of the School will agree to chuse him School Master.  & as to Mr Orton who was Mr Rumneys Curate Sir Wr. hopes if Mr Busby wants an Usher that Mr Orton & he may settle matters between them - but more of this when we meet as also about settling Matters if any are to be settled with Mrs Rumney so you will say nothing about these two Things at present only may hear what others say But are as I said before to wait upon the Trustees with Sir Wrs.  Compliments and acquaint them that he recommends Mr Busby to them.  If any other Matters arise with respect to this Business you will manage them with your usual Discretion which is all I have time to say to Night. I am etc    HR

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