Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 12 Nov 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Nov 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Sir W[alte]r Blackett B[arone]t at

Wallington                                                                  Newcas[tle] 12th Nov[embe]r 1765

Hon[ou]rd Sir         Inclosed is a copy of your Letter, for Mr Fairless. Mr Maughan has been here today & got £700 on acco[un]t of Weardale Leadmines. He brings no news of consequence from thence; but says things are nearly in the same state as when I was in Weardale.

Mr Westgarth, of Unthank was here yesterday he says the division of Bolihope Common is postponed till he gets to London and can see Mr Mayor & two other Gentlemen who are largely interested in this Comon. And when he has their answer he will wait upon you in London; whee he make no doubt you will be before he leaves it  I am etc     HR 

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