Letter – Henry Richmond to John Heron – 23 May 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 May 1769
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Heron
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To M John Heron Attorney at Law Hexham                                        Newca[stle] 23d May 1769


I mentioned to Sir W Blackett, as you desired, the Assize of Bread in Hexham; and he bade me send you Copies, as I have here done, of Mr Fawcetts and Mr Wilsons opinions upon the two Queries that were put to them sometime ago. I see that I sent you a Copy of Mr Fawcetts opinion in July 1766, but am not sure whether I sent you Mr Wilson’s. If there is any Thing that you want further relative to this matter you will please to let me know it, and I will get the opinion of Council upon it. P.S. I suppose Mr Bell spoke to you, agreeably to Sir Walters directions, about taking the Testimony of some old people about Westburnhope: when you have gone thro’ them I should be glad to have a Copy of what they say. I am etc    HR

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