Letter – Henry Richmond to Thomas Maughan – 28 Dec 1762

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Dec 1762
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Thomas Maughan
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To Mr Thos Maughan at Newhouse                                    Newcastle 28th December 1762

in Weardale

Sir/ I am very sorry for the Loss of Breckonside & learn nothing can be done to recover her. I heard of the accident from Mr Rutter before I got your Lre [letter]. I find they will be eagerer than ever to have Harnishow set on. But we will talk further upon that subject when I see you wch I hope will be on Tuesday the 11th of next month, the day fixed as I wrote for receiving money for the Partnership pay wch is to be at Burtyford on Thursday the 13th Jan[uar]y, but I don’t doubt your having got my Lre safe. P.S. I wish you prosperity at Whesenhope. Pray is the vein that used to be rich of silver do you imagine. I am etc  HR 

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