Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 26 Feb 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Feb 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Sir Walter Blackett B[arone]t MP in Halfmoon Street                 

Piccadilly London                                                            Newcas[tle] 26 Febr[uar]y 1765

Hon[ou]rd Sir    Mr Colnitts received an acco[un]t last night of the death of Mr Sorsbie at Bath of the 19th inst[an]t, As by the Charter another Alderman must be chosen in his room within 20 days in the presence of the Mayor; and as this is the 8th day of the 20 I thought it best to send an Express of it that you may have as much time for your journey as possible.. In the mean time I shall speak to some of the Electors not to engage their notes. I am etc  Hen Richmond 

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