Letter – Henry Richmond to Thomas Maughan – 26 Jul 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Jul 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Thomas Maughan
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To  Mr Thos Maughan     at  Newhouse                                  Newcas.   26th  July 1771


Sir      Mr Watson has told Sir Thos. Clavering that he has Orders from you not to raise any Ore at the Groves, he has a Tack of in Weardale, till the Bishop of Durham and Sir Walter have agreed upon a Composition.  Sir Walter desires you will let me know, as soon as you possibly can, whether you have given him or his Agent any such Orders, or what you have said to them or either of them upon this Occasion, as nearly as you can recollect it.              I am etc    HR

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