Letter – Henry Richmond to Thomas Headlam – 20 Nov 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Nov 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Thomas Headlam
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To     Mr Thos. Emerson Headlam                                           Newcas.   20th  Novr.  1771

Sir      Sir Walter Blackett is told that the Ferry Boat at Sudwick, near Sunderland is well contrived and of good Accommodation: & therefore would be obliged to You if you could before you go to Hexham, send a person, you have a good opinion of, to take the Dimensions & make a Draft & Estimate of the Charge of Building such a Boat; & that you will Place the Expence of doing this to his Account.                   I am etc    HR

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