Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Wilson – 5 Sep 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Sep 1769
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Richard Wilson Esqr at Leeds Yorkshire                                           Newca[stle] 5 Septr 1769


In my Letter of the 16th June I sent you an Estimate of some repairs that were necessary to be done this Year at the houses on Curry and Pattison’s farms at East Kenton. The Roof of one of them is now much worse than it was then; the Slates are Slid for some Yards in length and will very soon be down; which will break many of them & enhance the charge of Reparation. Something should be done immediately, but I wait your directions. I am etc    HR

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