Letter – Henry Richmond to Ralph Forster – 18 Sep 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Sep 1769
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Ralph Forster
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Ralph Forster at Cambo near Wallington                                 Newca[stle] 18th Septr 1769


Sir Walter has let Messrs Douglass and Lambert the fisheries, at the old rent for one Year from Mich[aelma]s next. And they are to have the little Close, near the Bridge, wherein Robert Sythe’s Cottage house stands, for 30s a Year. But you remember by the Agreem[en]t made with William Archbold, that Sir Walter was to make and keep in repair the Dike or fence on the East Side of this Close, adjoining the Westford road which I mention that you may give directions for it when you go over again. I am etc    HR

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