Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 2 Jul 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Jul 1766
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To S[i]r W[alte]r Blackett at Wallington                                         Newcas[tle] 2nd July 1766

Hon[ou]rd S[i]r       Mr Lambert says there will, by reason of the bruise, be a slough over the sore in your leg; & that all that can be done is to continue the Basilion & poultice & let your leg have as much ease as possible- if the bruise is deep it will require care & time to digest it. My brother expects Mr Carr & Mr Cookson will give you an ans[wer] in a few days. Inclosed is what Mr Brown thinks you ought to insist on from any Lessees of Unthank Coll[ie]ry. I think Tom Hepple had better now be at Wallington or as soon as Mr Robson can get him a lodging & any little employment in the gardens, or elsewhere. I am etc   HR

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