Letter – Henry Richmond to John Westgarth – 17 Feb 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Feb 1766
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Westgarth
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To John Westgarth Esq. at Mr Jno Snaiths

Banker in London                                                           Newcas[tle] 17th Febr[uar]y 1766

Sir          I received the favour of your Letter about the advertisem[en]t for the sale of Woodcroft Estate, acquainting me that there are not any Fines paid to the Bishop upon Admittances to Copyhold Estates in the County of Durham. I own I did always understand there were, but I shall enquire & write Sir Walter Blackett what I find to be the case. I am etc   HR

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