Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Wilson – 17 Jul 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Jul 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Richard Wilson Esq in Leeds Yorkshire                                          Newca[stle] 17th July 1767


That part of your Letter of the 12th instant which related to East Kenton I communicated to Sir Wr Blackett and he agrees to let you have that Estate, and the undivided half of the Colliery belonging to it, for  Twenty four Thousand pounds of which £10000 to be paid in Money in Newcastle on the 18th Novr next, or by good bills due & payable in London on that day: & the rest of the Money to remain in your hands on security of the Estate at 4 p[er] Cent[u]m This Estate is mortgaged for £14000 to two Gentlemen in London, who will concur in the Conveyance; & Sir Walter desires you will favour me with an Answer to this Letter in a post or two that he may write to Mr Darwin of London about this business; if it is to be proceeded in.

Mr Pearson tells me he has lost his Cause about the road, which he says is adjudged to be a private one: but I expect to have a more particular Account from his Attorney in a few posts. I am etc    HR

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