Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 26 Sep 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Sep 1769
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Bell
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
  • Transcription
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
To Mr John Bell at Mr Ellis’s in Hexham                                               Newca[stle] 26 Sept 1769


Sir Walter Blackett bids me write you that he will be at the Meeting at Chollerford on Thursday next and would have you be there by Ten o’Clock that Morning; that he may talk over with You any matters of business that occur to you. Among the others you will mention the Wood you wrote me about. And Mrs Soulsby’s Arrear for the tithe of Hallington Mains. Sir Walter desires you will call at the Hermitage on Thursday & enquire if Mr Simpson is there and if he will be there all Night, or whether he is gone to Bradley. I desire you will let me know who you think is the proper person to whom ten pounds a year can be paid for the benefit of Matt Lee the Minor that claimed Ritson’s Estate  And also the proper person £7 10s 0d can be paid to for the benefit of Edward Fenwick the Minor whom I wrote you about – for Sir Walter has executed bonds for the payment of these Sums.

Pray desire Mr Greenwell to insert in his plan the Names of all places that have Names. that we may not be at a Loss to understand either our own State of the Case or our Adversary’s.

Mr Fawcett is clearly of opinion Nun Bush Allotment must pay tithe to Sir Walter. I am etc    HR

Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467