Letter – Henry Richmond to William Hodgson – 25 Sep 1762

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Sep 1762
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Hodgson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To Mr William Hodgson at 

Alston                                                                                    Newcastle 25th September 1762

Sir/ Sir Walter Blackett has thought proper to appoint you his Steward at Coalcleugh in the room of Mr Harrison & desires you will immediately take the charge & direction of the Grove & every thing there wherein he is interested. He wo[ul]d be glad to see you here on Tuesday Seninght in the morning, so that you will come to Town the Evening before. In the meantime it will be proper that you take a veiw of the of the Grove, & the situation of things at C.Cleugh, that you may be able to give Sir walter your opinion when you come.

It wo[ul]d be proper also that you acquaint Mr. C. Hunter of Allenheads with the contents of this Lre [Letter]. Because he has at present the charge of C.Cleugh Grove etc.

I am   etc   HR

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