Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Ellis – 7 Jun 1763

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Jun 1763
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Ellis
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To Mr Richard Ellis                                                                        Newcastle 7th June 1763   


Sir/ I have shewn Sir Walter Mr Allgoods proposal ab[ou]t Stubblock Coll[ie]ry but he does not think himself at Liberty to treat with him till he gives Mr Downs & Mr Ray an answer to a proposal wch he remembers receiving from them in London about her. But he cannot find the paper; neither indeed is it now clear that they are in the same mind, since Mr Ray has engaged himself in the Stewards[hi]p at Blaigdon. You are therefore desired to learn Mr Down’s inclinations abt this coll[ie]ry at present: & whether he will repeat the proposal he made lately; for it is likely Sir Walter will not readily find the paper, I am etc   HR

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