Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 22 Sep 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Sep 1767
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] 22d Sepr 1767


Inclosed is a Copy of Mr Fawcetts opinion upon the Case you sent me concerning the Method of Tithing the Corn on Hexham Common; from which it is plain that Mr Dazie, and those who are following his Example are running into an Error. but  which I hope they will not persist in: because Sir Walter Blackett will think himself obliged to Support the Custom of Tithing by the Stook as it has Subsisted time immemorially in the parish of Hexham and indeed in almost every other parish in the Kingdom. I am etc    HR

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