Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 29 Apr 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Apr 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 29th April 1774


	I wrote Mr Geo: Selby as you desired and he says the Drafts of the Conveyance of Unthank have been lying before Mr Duane since the Middle of March & that your neighbour Mr Lodge can tell better than he what progress Mr Duane has made & what the Delay is owing to - Mr Lodge and you have had some Conversation I understand about preparing the Copies of the proper Deeds & I suppose you have taken Sir Walter’s Direction about them and about a Councel to be employed in London to peruse these Deeds on his behalf after Mr Duane has vetted them for Mr Selby - I desire you will consider whether Sir Wr should not have a Counterpart of the Deed - I have wrote Sr Wr as you mentioned & am etc               HR

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