Letter – Henry Richmond to Ralph Heron – 2 Jan 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Jan 1776
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Ralph Heron
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Mr Ralph Heron  Attorney at Law  Hexham                                         Newcas  2nd Janry 1776


	The Lease of Hackford Mine to the late Mr Baker’s Exors was not carried into Execn so that now the young Gentleman being of Age and desirous to have the Lease granted to himself I have spoke to Sir Walter about it who has consented and you will please to prepare and send to me directly a Lease from Sir Walter to George Baker of Elemore hall in the Co: of Durham Esqr that it may be executed in the Course of this Month lest Sir Walter should return to London - Mr Marshall will apply to you I expect on the part of Mr Baker who will pay you the Expence of the former ingrossments                             I am etc    HR

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