Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 14 May 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 May 1764
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Sir Walter Blackett Baro[ne]t M.P. in                                 Newcas[tle] 14 May 1764

Halfmoon Street Piccadilly London

Hon[ou]rd Sir   Mr Spencers resignation of his place of Landwaiter & his petition to the Com[missione]rs of the Customs to be put upon the Superannuation List are sent up to them by this post. But inclosed are Copies thereof, together with a Letter from Mr Spencer to you.

The resignation and the petition were to go, of course, to the commissioners & they in a Day or two will, as is Customary, acquaint the Treasury of the Vacancy. But the Comiss[ione]rs themselves have the power of putting persons on the Superannuation List.

Mr Harvey is come home & is endeavouring a Seperation from his partner: who appears to have acted a dishonest part. But how much Mr Harvey will suffer by him cannot yet be known. I am etc                                                     H R

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