Letter – Henry Richmond to Lowthian – 13 Oct 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Oct 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Lowthian
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mrs Lowthian at Lady Loraines at Kirkharle                                Newca[stle] 13th Octor 1767

Dear Sister

Sir Walter Blackett has this day given directions for a Deed to be prepared, Granting you an Annuity of fifty pounds for your Life; to be payable quarterly: and my Brother John will get it ready against Sir Walter comes next to town, when it will be executed. I heartily rejoyce at his goodness to you.

My Wife joyns with me in Love to you and in Compliments to Lady Loraine the Young Gentlemen Mrs Wood and Mr Clarkson.

I am etc    HR

[PS struck out:]P.S. Pray return our thanks to Lady Loraine for a fine Hare she was so good as send us. 

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