Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 16 Dec 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Dec 1768
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                                         Newca[stle] 16th Decem 1768


I have wrote to Mr Douglas and the other Tenants of Ord Estate that you will be at Tweedmouth on the second of Janry in the Evening with Mr Forster, to receive the rents – I have fixed that day for your being there, because on the next there is something of a meeting talked of to be held in relation to the Fisheries, about which I will tell you more when I see you here, which I desire may be on or before Friday the 23d instant on Acco[un]t of the Beef and Bread Charity as I mentioned in my last. I am etc    HR

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