Letter – Henry Richmond to Ralph Heron – 23 Feb 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Feb 1776
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Ralph Heron
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Mr Ralph Heron,  Attorney at Law HexhamNewcas   23rd Februry 1776



	It is Sir Walter Blackett’s Desire that Mr Fawcett and Mr Wilson should settle every thing relative to the Suit about Hexham Mills and they have desired me to acquaint you that they would have the Attorney and Solicitor General retained for Sir Walter in the Court of Chancery - As to Common Law we are sufficiently provided in Case an Issue should be directed as Mr Wallace Mr Lee Mr Fawcett and Mr Wilson have annual Retainers so you will please to write to Mr Darwin to retain the Attorney and Solicitor General as soon as you can fix the Stile of the Cause and it will be unnecessary for me to write to Mr Darwin about this Business                                          I am etc       HR

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