Letter – Henry Richmond to Thomas Maughan – 21 Jul 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jul 1768
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Thomas Maughan
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Thos Maughan Newhouse Weardale                                          Newca[stle] 21st July 1768


Sir Walter desires you will send to Mr Wm Westgarth to come & view the ground in dispute at Langtihead and to consider the Situation of the Groves & veins there as well in his as Lord Darlington’s Liberty and to enquire of the old people that were at the ridings of the boundary how it was ridden by both parties and to get a plan drawn as was talked of when you were here & that you & he will draw up a State of the Case as it appears to You. he desires this may be done as soon as you can if before Mr Westgarth comes hither for Subsistence Money it would be better. Sir Walter is sorry this Boundary was not adjusted before the Level was begun. I am etc    HR

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