Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 10 Jul 1762

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Jul 1762
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To Sir Wr. Blackett Bart.                                                                 Newcastle 10th July 172


Hon[our]d Sir/  After many conversations wth Mr Bell ab[ou]t Winlaton Coll[iery] he has this day told me how he will keep her for another year. He told me also that there will not be a Comon Council held on Monday as was intended.

The wine sent by the Newcastle Carr[ie]r is come; but being all in one hamper I have set it into the cellar here till you give orders how much of it is to be sent to Wallington. I am etc  HR  

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