Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 18 Sep 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Sep 1764
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                           Newcas[tle] 18th Sept 1764


Sir      Sir Walter does not chuse to have any further Opinions taken at present about the Tithe of the Allotment of Hexham Comon claimed by the Vicar of Warden: & bids me write you that whenever any tithe becomes due for this Allotment it is to be taken by his Tithers, till you have other orders. No corn nor hay tithe I think will be due for a year or two but I should be glad to know how the petty tithes, if any have arisen, are or have been disposed of.

Sir Walter desires to know what Articles in Mr Ellis’s List of fee farm Rents, amounting to £42.2s.7 ¼d, can in your opinion be got, & what not.

I have received the three receipts which you sent me from Mr Ellis; to whom pray give my compliments & am                                         H Ric

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