Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 15 Aug 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Aug 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Darwin Greys Inn London                                                       Newca[stle] 15th Augst 1767


Sir Walter Blackett has agreed with Mr Wilson of Leeds for the Sale of East Kenton Estate for £24000, the Writings to be ready for Execution on or before the 18th of Novemr next, and £10000 part of the purchase money to be then paid to Sir Walter and the rest to remain in Mr Wilson’s hand under the present Mortgage, if the Mortgagees choose it; which is what Mr Wilson desires to know. Mr Wilson also desires the Title may be communicated to Joseph Banks of Lincolns Inn Esq and Sir Walter bids me write you to do so; as it will save sending things backwards & forwards. I am etc    HR

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