Letter – Henry Richmond to Thomas Maughan – 29 Jan 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Jan 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Thomas Maughan
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To   Mr Thos. Maughan    at Newhouse                               omitted  Newcas.   29  Janry 1771

        in Weardale

Sir      I have received a Lre [letter] by this Nights post from the Bishop of Ely late Bishop of Chester that he was confirmed Bishop of Ely on the 22nd instant & then ceased to be Rector of Stanhope.  So you will from the Receipt hereof take Care to distinguish the Ore that is severed from the Veins from what may be be (sic) got hereafter in order that the Rights of the new Rector may be ascertainable at the several Groves in the Parish of Stanhope & desire you will write to this Effect to Mr Hunter & Mr Westgarth.  It is late & I have not time to say more than that     I am etc    HR

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