Letter – Henry Richmond to Ralph Forster – 3 Dec 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Dec 1768
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Ralph Forster
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Ralph Forster at Wallington                                                   Newca[stle] 3d Decemr 1768


Here is a Boat come from Burlington for Sir Walter w[hi]ch I wish you would contrive to get conveyed to Wallington; and the sooner the better, as it lyes exposed in our River to Accidents.

It is but a Small one, the length being 17 feet 4 in & the breadth 6 ft 6in. I think all the farms at & near Wallington belonging to Sir Walter, lye in Hartburn Parish except Cadwell Catcherside Sweethope & Hawick but I wish you wo[ul]d examine and let me know & also in what parishes these four lye. I am etc    HR

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