Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 26 Aug 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Aug 1774
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Mr Darwin  No 4 Hatton Street London                                            Newcas 26th August 1774



	I received by our last Weeks Carrier the Exemplification of Sir Wm Blackett’s Will agreeable to your Letter and also some Acts of Parliament about Blanchland - I am very sorry to find that I am not to have the pleasure of seeing you here this Vacation with Mrs Darwin as I had heard you intended

	I have seen what you & Mr Makepeice & Mr Ridsdale have wrote in your several Letters about the London freemen but I have been at the Sea Side for six Weeks past on Accot of my Health which is rather improved but by that Absence I have not kept up that Correspondence with you which I could have wished & hope to do hereafter so you will please to write to me from time to time about Election Matters or Sir Walters private Affairs as any thing occurs to you - I shall only say about Election Business that we are foremost at present and we must exert ourselves to keep in that Station - I don’t recollect any Thing else at present to write you about & am etc                                          Henr Richmond

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