Letter – Henry Richmond to Thomas Maughan – 12 Jun 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Jun 1768
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Thomas Maughan
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Thos Maughan at Newhouse Weardale                                     Newca[stle] 12th June 1768


I have just now rec[eiv]ed the inclosed notice from Mr Halhead of Ld Darlington’s intention of riding his boundary on Fryday next who desires that proper persons well acquainted with his Lordships boundary may attend and discharge them in Case they interfere with his Lordships boundary – he mentions one John Wilson who lives at Raerdion [?Rare Dean] near Lanchester who was formerly employed under Sir Walter and rode the Bishops boundary with Mr Whitaker as a person that can do service. If you want him I desire you will send for him & that you will not only in respect of Mr Halheads desire but also in Consideration of Sr Wrs intrest in the Wastes in Weardale take Care to preserve as much as possible the antient boundary. P.S. You may return me the Notice when you have opportunity. I am etc    HR

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