Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 20 Nov 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Nov 1770
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Sir Wr Blackett  Bt. MP. in Halfmoon Street            Newcas. Tuesdy  20th  Novr 1770

Piccadilly   London

Honrd. Sir      I am very glad you are well after yr travels & have not reced Cold by the boisterous passage from Calais & it is a pleasure that my Native place afforded you a terra firma.  Inclosed is the Newspaper contg. Mr Lamberts Acct. of Dr Blacks & Dr Saunders’s Experimts. on Coxlodge Water & another with Dr Rotherham’s reply to it!

   The Rent day at Wallington is to be the 27 inst.  Jno. Aynsley of Cambo is in Arrears & Mr Forster fears you will lose by him.  I forgot in my last Lre [letter] to answer your inquiry abot. Mr G Brown.  He & all in That Neighbourhood I am told are very well - Under anor. Cover are some Lres & petitions wch. in your absence I opened; but not knowing the Merits of the petitioners I have not done anything for them.

    I do not think of anything else to say at present than that I am yrs etc    HR

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