Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 28 Feb 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Feb 1776
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Sir Walter Blackett Barot  MP  Half moon Street                           Newcas  28th Febry 1776

        Piccadilly   London

Honrd Sir

	I hope you are well after your Journey.

I forgot to give you Mr Challoners Plan & Mr Maughans Answer to his Request; which is inclosed.  Jenny Baxter the Laundry Maid gave warning since you left Newcastle that she would be obliged to leave your Service on the 12th May: being to be married at that time.  Sergeant Miller has paid the five Guineas which I have given Mr Blackett to include in his Cash Accot                                                I am etc   HR

28th Febry 1776

Sir Walter Blackett may, if he pleases, Sell his half of Shields Pasture for £20: but then he must be indemnified by the Purchaser against all damages by the present or future Workings of the Groves therein; & must have free Liberty at all times of Ingress & Egress to and from the said Groves without paying damage for the same.

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