Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Wilson – 20 Jan 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jan 1768
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Richard Wilson Esqr Leeds Yorkshire                                           Newca[stle] 20th Janry 1768


Inclosed is a particular of the Farms at East Kenton as you desired. Mr Graham has agreed to making the rent payable half Yearly at Micha[elma]s and Lady day and I shall get the Lease prepared accordingly. I should be glad to know how Leases are paid for with you, it is usual here for the Tenant to pay one half and the Landlord the other – but I shall wait your directions about it.

Sir Walter would be glad to know what progres is made in the deeds for the Conveyance of East Kenton to you – for as the Mortgage to Mr Viner and Mr Glover is to be assigned to Mr Plumbtree, who is intitled to the Money, all is at a Stand till they know how you proceed. You will please to favour me with an Answer hereto that I may acquaint Mr Darwin of it. I am etc    HR

In the margin

PS. The p[er]son who wanted to take a quarry inter[es]t Kenton as I mentioned, has not yet brought me a Sufficient Security.

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