Letter – Henry Richmond to Ralph Heron – 8 Jul 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Jul 1766
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Ralph Heron
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Ralph Heron Attorney at Law

In Hexham                                                                                      Newcas[tle] 8th July 1766

Sir        It will be necessary before I apply for Councils opinion to know how the peace has been processed within the Manor of late years: whether solely by the justices, or whether high and petty constables have not been appointed by the Leet, and whether Mr Ellis remembers that any of the Bailifs or Stewards of the Manor have ever acted as Conservators of the peace, by binding to the good behaviour or taking surety for the peace as soon as I receive your answer I will get an opinion and send it to you. I am etc   HR

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