Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 29 May 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 May 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] 29th May 1764


Sir               I received you letter by Sunday’s post, inclosing the dra[ugh]t of a Letter of Attorney to be executed by Sir John Eden, for surrendering a p[iec]e of Ground for a Burying place for Ninebanks chapel, wch Mr Fawcet has made such Alterations in, that I thought it right to send it this morning to Dr Sharp; and as soon as he returns it I shall send it to Sir John Eden’s Agent : to whom I shall write at the same time about the winning the stones in his Copyhold Estate adjoining to the Wall, as you describe it. I wish this had not been necessary at this time, for fear this Ignorance of the right Sir Walter Blackett has to the Quarries in such Estates may occasion an answer that may lay us under Difficulties. I am etc  H R 

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