Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 18 Mar 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Mar 1766
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 MP in half moon street

Piccadilly London                                                                           Newcas[tle] 18th March 1766

Hon[ou]rd Sir               If I remember right- Grand the drummer married a sister or niece of John Ogle’s and has often been dunning Mr Robson, as Ogle’s Executor, for some money which he and his wife supposed was due to them. Mr Robson is gone to Berwick, and I go tomorrow to Dukesfield pay: but on my return will make enquiry about this man; and also about Spain and Snowball.

I cannot yet get any satisfactory answer from Mr Christ[ophe]r Johnson about Woodcroft Copyhold -So that the advertisement had better be postponed a while. He tells me in his Letter today that he has been obliged to send to York for the original will of S[i]r Will[ia]m Blackett. I am etc                    HR  

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