Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 22 Jan 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 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 Hexham                                               Newca[stle] 22d Janry 1769


I do not think you need pay Mr Tower’s fee farm rent to Mr Heron, till he is appointed receiver; for perhaps Mr Tower may employ somebody else. however no harm can arise from your postponing the payment of such a Sum till Mr Heron, or whoever it be, receives an Authority that will justify your payment; and I dare say Mr Heron will not blame you for postponing it till then. P.S. I have sent the deeds for the purchase of Hexham Ferry to Mr Darwin: and told him If he wants any Materials relating to Surrenders and Admittances to write to you. I am etc    HR

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