Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 20 Nov 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Nov 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] 20th Novemr 1767


Inclosed you receive my Affidavit of Sir Walter Blackett’s executing the Letter of Attorney empowering you to receive the £3200 0s 1d of the Bank pursuant to the Order of the Court of Chancery in the Cause Midford against Bates and I am glad the Estate at Green Leighton, lent to Mr Midford is now conveyed back again to Sir Walter – would it not be right for the Deed of Reconveyance and the Title Deeds of Green Leighton to be sent back hither; now this Affair is ended?

The surrender of the Copyhold part of Woodcroft Estate to me in trust for the uses to be declared in Sr Wrs Will is completed, and by this post, under another Cover, I shall send you the Copy of the court roll to be put along with the writings of that Estate. I am etc    HR

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