Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 15 Mar 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Mar 1775
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Sir Walter Blackett Bt  M.P                                                                 Newcas 15 March 1775

  Half moon Street  Piccadilly   London

Honrd Sir

	Mr Heron having ingrossed the Lease of Hackford Leadmine which you agreed to grant to the Executors of Mr Baker of Elermore & they being desirous of having it executed I have examined it & sent it by the Fly Coach this Day to Mr Darwin to wait upon you with it.  Mr Evans Says here is a hogshead of very fine Ale; so it will be sent in the course of the next Month which Mr Widdrington says is as soon as it will be safe to do it, to Mr Osy at Rotterdam, in a double Cask; & I shall write Mr Osy when it is Shipt.

	I hope you are well.                                                 I am etc  HR

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