Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 20 Apr 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Apr 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]     20th April 1764


Sir    Sir Walter mentioned your taking either Mr Wilbrahams or Mr Duani’s opinion abo[u]t the Mines in Lislewood & over B[isho]pside; & therefore as you say Mr Wilbraham is so slow in giving his opinions you may take Mr Duani’s : unless you look upon Mr Beset as more experienced in these matters ; and then I dare say Sir Walter, who is now at Berwick, will approve of your applying to him, without waiting for further directions.

Our Correspondence will now be expensive to Sir Walter, unless he will take the trouble of directing our letters. P.S. Sir Walter writes me that he proposes to set out for London next week. I am etc                                     H R


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