Letter – Henry Richmond to Thomas Forster – 18 Aug 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Aug 1772
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Thomas Forster
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr. Forster at Lucker near                                                          Newcas. 18th. Augst 1772



	In Answer to your Letter of the 15th. instant, Sir Walter Blackett expects Eighty Pounds for Lucker Tithes, free Land Cottages & Stints for the present Year.  Mr. Ralph Forsters valuation is £99.5s.0d which is so little short of former Years that Sir Walter thinks the Rent may Continue the same.  You will please to let me know by the return of the Post whether you will give Sir Walter Eighty Pounds for these Tithes etc for this Year.                I am etc     HR

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