Letter – Henry Richmond to John Sharp – 14 May 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 May 1764
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Sharp
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To the Rev[eren]d Dr Sharp at                                           Newcas[tle] 14th May 1764

Hartburn near Morpeth

Sir  Inclosed herewith you receive the draught of the Deed for the Severance of Whitley Chapel from the Curacy of Hexham as altered & settled by Lawyer Fawcet. You will see that he thinks it necessary for the Archb[isho]p of York to be a party to it.

As to the purchase of Mollersteads, Mr Dodds and his Client Mt Thirlwel have not been able yet to satisfy Mr Fawcets doubts about the Title. But they both told me on Saturday last that it will be done soon. When it is & the purchase Deeds are executed I shall let you know. in the mean time I am etc                                        H R

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