Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 18 Jul 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Jul 1769
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] 18th July 1769


I desire your opinion, by the return of the post, whether Sir Walter is interested in the Event of the Suit between General Clavering and Ld Crews Trustees: so far interested as that it would be right not to allow Mr Fawcett (who has a general Retainer from Sir Walter, but has taken a fee in the Cause against Genl Clavering) to be Council for the Trustees. You may give me such reasons in Support of your opinion, which ever Way it is, as occur to you, & if you think necessary you may consult Mr Heron on the Case. I am etc    HR

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