Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 20 Jan 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jan 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] 20th Janry 1769


The reasons you give why the wood cut at Anick grange in 1767 and 1768 should now be sold, are very good ones; and if Sir Wr Blackett has no occasion for it or any part of it, himself the sooner it is disposed of the better -  and I will write to him about it if you will let me know what Mr Wray thinks it worth and what the Chap he has met with bids first and at the same time will mention Thos Skeen’s desire. I am etc    HR

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