Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 17 Jun 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Jun 1767
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] 17th June 1767


What you said when I was at Hexham, about the disagreeable Situation you would be in when the new office was finished, and the records removed thither; by reason of Mr Heron’s making it an Office for his private as well as public business; induced me to mention it to Sir Walter this morning, & he bids me acquaint you that you need not be uneasy – that he intends you at least your present salary - & that he will speak to you about it when he comes to Hexham. I am etc  HR

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