Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Hutchinson – 12 May 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 May 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Hutchinson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Rd Hutchinson at Baxterwood near Durham			Newcastle 12 May 1767



I acquainted S[i]r Wr Blackett, as you wrote me, that the £6000 belonging to Mr Spearman’s Estate could not be lent but upon Governm[en]t security or Mortgage & writes me in Answer that if you will accept, in security for that Money at 4 pct, of his freehold Estate at West Ord near Berwick of 150s a yr & the fishery there of 330s a yr a person shall come over to settle the matter with you on my receiving yo[u]r ans[we]r w[hi]ch you will please to favour me with as soon as you can. I am etc   HR

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