Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 1 Jan 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Jan 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Sir Walter Blackett Bt at Wallington                                         Newca[stle] 1st Jan[ua]ry 1767

Hon[ou]r[e]d Sir   

Mr Mosley says he has occasion for the £500, which you owe him; and desires to know whether it will be convenient for you to pay it in a little Time.

Tomlin and Anderson have agreed to give the £20 advance for their farms at Kenton for a Lease for 21 years from Mayd[a]y 1768.

Mr Brown got the Lease of Unthank Colliery executed and Matters settled for the Entry of the Tenants as on this day. I wish you many happy returns of this season.

I am etc.               HR

Paid Isaac Thompson Esq. for advertising the Sale       £  s  d

of Woodcroft & a part of Fenwick Estate, several times  1. 8. 6

Paid  John White & Co for advertising the same          1. 5. 6

Paid Thos Slack for advertising the same                1. 5. 6

                                                        3.19. 6

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