Letter – Henry Richmond to Nicholas Walton – 22 Jan 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Jan 1768
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Nicholas Walton
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Nicholas Walton at Farnacres                                                   Newca[stle] 22d Janry 1768


If the Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital want any further Information about the Title of the Tithes of Ilderton parish Mr Darwin of Greys Inn is the person whom I told you could Satisfy them.

As to the £20 which Sir Walter paid as the Hospitals Subscription to the reparation of Warden Church; he did it in Consequence of a conversation between him and Mr Burrel and him, upon a representation by Mr Laidman that the Hospitals Tenants were not taxed to some part of the Expence; But Sir Walter would not have mentioned this payment, if he had imagined any Difficulty would have attended his doing so, and I find he will be as well pleased if there is an End of it, without further trouble to any body. P.S. I shall, I hope, see you to morrow upon ’Change about the Franks. I am etc    HR

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