Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 9 Jul 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Jul 1765
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                              Newcastle 9th July 1765

Hon[ou]rd Sir      Mr Widdrington & my brother having some doubts abo[u]t the method of proceeding ag[ain]st Rob[er]t Robson for burning the Ling at Harwood I consulted Mr Fawcett; & inclosed is his opinion that nothing can be done.

The cook sho[ul]d be here on fryday Evening to make market the next day for the Sessions entertainment. I am etc        H R

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