Letter – Henry Richmond to Thomas Maughan – 11 Sep 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Sep 1775
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Thomas Maughan
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Mr Thomas Maughan at Newhouse.  Weardale                                 Newcas   11th Septr 1775



	Sir Thos Clavering has told Sir Wr Blackett that he is willing to Sell his own & his Brothers part of Shortthorns Estate & desired to know if Sir Walter would buy it - Sir Walter chuses, before he gives an Answer, to have your Opinion whether such a Purchase will be of any & what Advantage to his Estate at Newhouse or any inconvenience would ensue from its falling into other hands.  You can let me have the Answer hereto when you come to Newcastle                                                     I am etc   HR

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