Letter – Henry Richmond to Ralph Forster – 17 Apr 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Apr 1772
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Ralph Forster
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr. Ralph Forster at Cambo                                                Newcas 17th April 1772


	Inclosed is a Copy of a plan left with me by Mr. Colld. Forster of a part of Newstead Grounds & other Grounds adjoining:  by which you will learn (from the parts coloured yellow) the parcels he wants to buy the Corn Tythes of from Sir Walter Blackett - I desire you will let me know whether you apprehend Sir Walter is intitled to the Corn Tythes of the several pieces of Ground so distinguished & which Mr. Forster represents to me to have been old Incroachments off Lucker alias Newstead Moor and now or late in the possession of Robert Ray & Geo York - lest Sir Walter should sell what he has no right to - You will be so good as return me the plan with your answer.

  PS. Inclosed also is Mr. Forsters Description of the premises & you will please let me hear from you by the first opportunity & at the same time return me this Description.        I am etc  HR

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