Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 17 Oct 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Oct 1769
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Sir Walter Blackett Bt at the Duke of Portland

near Worksop Nottinghamshire                                                          Newca[stle] 17th Octor 1769

Hon[ou]r[e]d Sir

Inclosed is a Copy of what I received by this days post from Mr Darwin’s Clerk; by which it appears uncertain that the £25000 will be paid on the 6th of Novemr as was expected. Mr Darwin’s Clerk writes that Mr Savage and his Solicitor are both out of Town, so that he cannot get the Contents of Mr Hollands Letter communicated to either of them, as yet. I shall send Mr Darwin, who is at Elston, near Newark, a Copy of the inclosed, & of his Clerks Letter, by this Nights post. I am etc   HR

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