Letter – Henry Richmond to William Hodgson – 11 Oct 1762

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Oct 1762
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Hodgson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To Mr Wm. Hodgson at

Alston                                                                                                Newcastle 11 October 1762

Sir/ As Killhope from its situation falls more naturally under the inspection of the C.Cleugh Agent, Sr.Wr. has thought proper to put the mines under your management; & has appointed Caleb Kidd to be your assistant there, at a salary of £20 a yr. And he has also appointed Jos[eph] Dickinson to succeed Geo. Armstrong as under steward at Coalcleugh at £20 a year provided he will come & live there.

I have Mr C. Hunter by C. Kidd acquainting him hereof.    I am etc     HR

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