Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 12 Jul 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Jul 1768
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Sir Walter Blackett Baro[ne]t at Wallington                                         Newca[stle] 12th July 1768

Hon[ou]r[e]d Sir

Mr Errington has returned Mr Wilson the Draught of the Arbitration Bond, inserting only a Liberty of getting Stones for building Walls and fences, as well as houses: so it will be engrossed directly & one part sent to Sr Thos Wentworth.

I hear all the parties have now executed the Arbitration bonds for adjusting the dispute about Lucker Moor & Tithe: so I hope the Arbitrators will proceed in the business without delay. the time allowed Mr Coll. Forster, Arbitrator for the Moor, is till the first of August; & Mr Aynsley & Mr Fenwick, Arbitrators for the Tithe, till the 1st of October next.

Mrs Bell was brought to Bed Yesterday Morning of a Son, & I hear is in a fair Way of recovery. I am etc    HR

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