Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 17 Jun 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Jun 1764
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Darwin Grays Inn                                                       Newcas[tle] 17 June 1764


Sir   I rece[iev]ed your Lre inclosing Mr Sam[ue]l Savages rec[eip]t for £495 for the ½ y[ea[rs int[e]r[es]t due to him f[ro]m S[i]r W[alte]r Blackett & have given your acco[un]t with me credit for the same. I also rece[ieve]d your Lre of the 13th inst[an]t with the state of the case about the Mines in the Freeholds in Hexham Manor. But as I am to be ingaged this week in making the pays I cannot return it you so soon as I should otherwise have done. In the mean time I have wrote to Sir Walter, who is at Wallington, for his approbation of the Searches you mention. P.S. I shall receive the Rent of Mr Greenwell as soon as I can meet with him. I am etc                                   H R

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