Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 20 Feb 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Feb 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Sir Walter Blackett   Bt.  M.P.  in half Moon Street            Newcas.   20th  Febry 1771

  Piccadilly, London

Honrd. Sir     Inclosed is Mr Forsters Estimate of the several Things required by Mr <Poughfer>: which I received last Night.

     Mr Peareth desires me to acquaint you that George Newlands, one of the Beadmen of St. Thomas’s Hospital, is so weak that he cannot live many days  - PS. we have had three remarkable fine days: & the farmers in dry situations are busy sowing Wheat.   I am etc    HR

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