Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 5 Jul 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Jul 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Darwin Grays Inn London                             Newcastle 5th July 1765

Sir       Sir Walter Blackett desires you will give General retainers to Mr Weddersburn and another of the most eminent council that come this circuit. I am sorry to find that Mr Wedderburn is already engaged for L[or]d Northumberland, but notwithstanding that Sir Walter chuses to retain him against others. You will be so good as let me know whom he excepts out of S[i]r Walters retainer.

Mr William Robson of Wallington has paid me sixteen pounds on your account & I have placed it to your credit. I am etc     HR

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