Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Ellis – 21 Oct 1763

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Oct 1763
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Ellis
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To Mr. Rich[ar]d. Ellis                                        Newcastle 21st Oct 1763

at Hexham 

Sir/ As Sir Wr Blackett has appointed Mr Bell to the rec[ie]pt of his rents etc at Hexham, wch you desire to resign; it sho[ul]d be settled to what time you will close your rental & he begin his: wch I think sho]ul]d be at May d[a]y last or Midsummer next; but fix it as you chose. And now that our Correspondence is hereby drawing to an end, my wishes are that you may long enjoy in your retirem[en]t from business an exemption from pain & uneaseness. The pay are to be made next week; so I shall be abroad fm Tuesday morn[in]g till Friday evening, wch I mention lest you sho[ul]d send any money in that interval. I am etc   HR

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