Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 7 Aug 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Aug 1765
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] 7th August 1765


Sir          Sir walter desires that when the Judges come to Hexham you will wait upon them with his compliments and acquaint them that he will be glad if their Lordships and a couple of their servants will lodge at the Abbey. But as he has no family there Good beds are all the accommodation he can offer their Lordships. In the mean time you will order the Beds to be got ready. P.S. The Housekeeper tells me there is sheeting sufficient. I am etc   HR

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