Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 2 Jun 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Jun 1770
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To  Mr Darwin  Grays Inn  London                                                 Newcas.   2  June 1770

Sir      I have received the Deed for the Purchase of Hexham Ferry Boat & Boat rake, by Mr <Burden>.  & Mrs Jurin has sent me the Letters of Attorney which I have got Mr Colpitts to execute today, & shall, as she desires, return the same to her by tomorrows post, at the Hermitage, near Hexham so I conclude I shall hear soon that the Surrenders are made to Sir Wr. Blackett and that the Money is to be paid which I am now able to do as Mr Ward has at last paid me the purchase Money for Woodcroft.

     I am obliged to you for the Copy of Sir Wrs. Letter from Brussels, & have communicated it to Mr Ridley.  and I shall take Care to remit Mr Trevelyan’s money , as directed.   I am etc    HR

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