Letter – Henry Richmond to Nicholas Halhead – 26 Jul 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Jul 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Nicholas Halhead
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Nichs Halhead Esq at Auckland                                                       Newca[stle] 26th July 1767


I was at Durham yesterday by Sir Wr Blacketts directions to wait upon you, & acquaint you of an application which had been made to him by Mr Hutchinson of Eggleston for some papers relating to the disputed grounds at Fleakbridge which he wanted Sir Walter to produce before the Arbitrators for the Division of Wolsingham Common. Sir Walter has declined doing a Thing of that Nature, being on the Contrary ready to concus with any Measures that his L[or]dship and the Land holders of Wolsingham shall think adviseable, for supporting their claim to this part of the Common.

Not meeting with you at Durham I waited upon Mr Wilkinson & Mr Johnson; to whom I beg leave to refer you for the particulars of what I had further to say to you. I am etc   HR

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