Letter – Henry Richmond to Ralph Forster – 23 Mar 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Mar 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Ralph Forster
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To   Mr Ra. Forster   at Cambo near                                          Newcas.   23rd   March 1771


Sir      I had a Letter from Sir Walter last Night in which he says  “As I told Sir Wm. Loraine when I was in the Country that I gave up the farm into his hands the Sadlers are to make their next payment to him”   So you will acquaint Sir William Loraine and them accordingly.  And Sir Walter desires you will also acquaint Robt. Lawson of Hudspeth near Elsdon, who has written him a Letter very lately offering the Sale of an Estate called Whiskershields to him that he has no thoughts of buying it  -  & this answer you are to give him as soon as you Conveniently can.   PS. I have sent herewith your Account for the year 1769 which I have Examined & signed & should be glad to receive your Accot. for the last year when you have it ready.                    I am etc    HR

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