Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 21 Aug 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Aug 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] 21 Aug[u]st 1764


Sir    Sir Walter Blackett desires that as soon as the Judges come to Hexham you will wait upon them with his Compliments, and that he will be glad if their Lordships and any Gentlemen with them and a couple of their servants will lodge at the Abbey. But as he has no servants there, Good Beds are all the accommodation he can offer their Lordships. And you will give directions to have them aired and in readiness.

I beg that I may have Mr Ellis’s Rental as soon as you can; for I am quite at a stand for want of it.  I am etc                   H R

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