Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 18 Jul 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Jul 1764
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Sir W[alte]r Blackett Baro[ne]t at                                              Newcas[tle] 18th July 1764 


Hon[ou]rd Sir      Inclosed are the Names of the Thirteen Winlaton Cottages, against whom Mr Armstrong, Sir Edw[a]rd Blackett’s Steward, has desired Mr Widdrington to bring Ejectments immediately : But he does not chuse to proceed till he has your directions. Mr Robson can judge whether it is necessary to prosecute them all, or whether the making an Example of 3 or 4 whom he thinks the most obstinate, may not be sufficient at present. I am etc         H R

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