Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 9 Oct 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Oct 1768
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Bell
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Bell at Hexham                                                          Newca[stle] 9th Octor 1768 – omitted


I think Mr Kirsop cannot expect that Sir Walter should allow Mr Errington Landtax for the ground at Hallington that was exchanged for ground at Anick grange and is now to be let to Mr Errington at £26 5s 0d a Year unless Mr Errington will on his Side pay his proportion of the Landtax that Sir Walter pays for the whole Estate at Anick grange.

I am sorry there is any uncertainly about the Out Line of Westburnhope but glad that the inclosure is agreed upon by all the Witnesses to be within the boundary.

Sir Walter thinks that if it is expected the Old Man at Ferrybridge can say any thing to the purpose you had better go thither in the Fly – so if you fix upon a Time of going you will let me know two or three days before and I will endeavour to take a Seat for You. P.S. I suppose Mr Ords Death has removed all Mr Herons difficulties – Sr Wr says nothing past between Mr Errington and him about Landtax. I am etc    HR

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