Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 9 Oct 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Oct 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Bell
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Mr John Bell at Mr Ellis’s in Hexham                                                  Newca[stle] 9th Octor 1767


Sir Walter is not here at present, but if when he was at Hexham he thought, for the reasons you mention, that the Head Court dinner should be at the old house I think you may without waiting for further direction give Notice to the people to provide for it and order the Wine as usual.

You shall hear from me about Mr Wilson’s Lease as soon as I see Mr William Brown to whom Mr Wilson left it to fix the contents of the fother at Stublock Colliery. but as to the Lease being ready against the 15th inst I think there is no likelyhood of it.

I shall write you soon about Redburn.

The Leadmine pays will be about the latter End of this month, against when I hope you will be able to furnish me with some Money, and a good deal of it in Silver and that you will come with it and go to the pays along with me. When the days are fixt I will let you know. In the mean time I am etc    HR

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