Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 29 Nov 1763

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Nov 1763
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Bell
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To Mr Jno [John] Bell at Mr Ellis’s                                      Newcastle 29 November 1763

in Hexham

Sir/ I wrote to Mr Ellis on the 7th June last desiring were he had learned if Mr Downs was still inclined to take Stubblock Coll[ier]y upon the terms he & Mr Ray had offered; But I have not yet heard what he is for doing. As he applied for it Sir Wr Blackett has postponed from time to time giving as ans[we]r to Robt. Allgood’s proposal. As you will probably receive some soon from Mr Wm. Wilson of Haydon bridge, an end sho[ul]d be made with Mr Downs & something resolved as to the value or terms upon wch to let the Coll[i]ery Sir Wr is inclined to let for a 11 or 12 years but  no longer. I sho[ul]d be glad to hear fm you ab[ou]t the security you are to give Sir Walter. I desired your Father to write you that Sir Walter wo[ul]d not require more than Mr Ellis gave wch was a £2000 Bond. I am etc    HR 

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