Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 7 Oct 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Oct 1766
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                                                                           Newcas[tle] 7th Octo[be]r 1766

Sir         Sir Walter desires to know how and by whom the Duty is done at Bingfield, at present. Mr Rumney wants to have the doing it after Mr Leeke comes, but Sir Walter thinks Mr Harrison had some directions about it. You will let me have an answer by return of the post, how it was settled.

By Dr Sharp’s directions I am to send you by the next carrier a parcel of Deeds relating to Whitley Chapel. P.S. There are directions along with the Deeds how they are to be executed; & when they are done you will acquaint Dr Sharp of it, that he may order what you are to do with them. I am etc                       HR

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