Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Wilson – 9 Aug 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Aug 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Richard Wilson Esq Leeds Yorkshire                                             Newca[stle] 9th Augst 1767


In Answer to the postscript of your Letter of the 5th instt wherein you say that “You hope for Indulgence in the Arrangem[en]t of the payment of the Money” you are to give for East Kenton Sir Walter Blackett bids me give his Compliments to you and acquaint you that he has sold you that Estate very cheap and that his reason for doing so was an Engagement he is under to raise £10000 against the 18th Novemr; so that he must expect your Answer by the return of the post agreeing absolutely to this condition of the sale and then he will write to Mr Darwin of Greys Inn to assist any Agent of your’s in London in settling the Conveyance of that Estate. The Writings of which are all there. I am etc    HR

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