Letter – Henry Richmond to John Grey – 24 Jan 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Jan 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Grey
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To  Mr John Grey  - Attorney at  Law                                        Newcas.   24  Janry 1771

    In Berwick upon Tweed

Sir      Mr Lambert left me your Letter desiring I would order 9d. in the po[un]d, I think it was, to be paid you towards defraying the Expence of the Application to parliament for an Act to regulate the fishing in the Tweed - but some how, amongst the several papers I then had before me, I have mislaid your Letter, & therefore desire you will let me know what Sum you want of Sir Wr. Blackett & whether the rate is 9d. in the pound - & I desire at the same time you will be so good as send me a Copy of the Agreement signed by the proprietors for the purpose of raising Money for this Business, with the Names of those that have signed the Same.  I am etc HR

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