Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Ellis – 16 Jun 1763

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Jun 1763
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Ellis
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To Mr Richard Ellis                                                                    Newcastle 16th June 1763    


Sir/ Sir Walter Blackett desires you will let him know whe[the]r the allegations in the inclosed petition are true & what you think is proper for him to do in case the Estate of the said John Ridley sho[ul]d Escheat for want of an heir do you think the petitioners or <Inquiry> etc w[oul]d have the better claim to Sir Walter’s Generosity in such a case? You will please to take care of the petition. I am etc    HR

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