Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 30 Oct 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Oct 1766
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Sir W[alte]r Blackett B[arone]t at

Wallington                                                                   Newcas[tle] 30 Octo[be]r 1766

Hon[ou]rd Sir          Mr Robert Ilderton of Westoe called upon me this morning about the tithes of Roseden & Flinthill- he agrees to give the £336 for them and thinks himself obliged to you for the offer of them to his sister- he will take them liable to Snowdens Lease and will pay the money as soon as the conveyance can be got done.

Bowlt underwent the operation yesterday, and behaved very well, tho it lasted near half an hour- the <wen> weighed two pounds and an half, and Mr Lambert tells me he is doing well.

I have sent the fifty pounds by Mr Robson.

I hope you are better & am etc                 HR

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