Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 27 Apr 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Apr 1768
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] 27th April 1768


I desire you will let me know, by return of the post, at what time Sir Edward Blackett was to enter to Edward Slaters Farm at Fenwick – for having no Abstract of the purchase deed, and the affair being transacted in London, I don’t know how to settle with the Tenant; who is now to pay his Martin[ma]s rent – part of it is to Sir Edward & part to Sir Walter – I should be glad also to know whether any thing is stipulated in the Deed, about the Modus: i.e. whether it is to be proportioned between Sir Edwd & Sir Walter, or Sir Edward is to pay the whole. I am etc    HR

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