Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 2 Apr 1763

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Apr 1763
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To Sir Walter Blackett Bart. M.P. in                                    Newcastle 2nd April 1763

Half Moon Street Piccadilly London

Sir/ My Father has been very ill, from a total suppression of urine: which begun at abt. 5 o’clock on Thursday morning. He was twice in the hot bath yesterday & it has given him ease. But the doctor cannot yet say that the cause, whe[the]r it is a stone or an Inflamation in the Bladder, is removed: only that there are some favourable symptoms. Mrs Esther Allgood died yesterday, after an Illness of 4 days. I am etc    HR

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