Letter – Henry Richmond to William Rastall – 8 Feb 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Feb 1768
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Rastall
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To The Revd Dr Rastal in Newark                                                          Newca[stle] 8 Febry 1768


Inclosed is a Copy of Lawyer Fawcetts Opinion that with your Concurrence & Mrs Rastals a Lease can be granted for 99 years of a piece of ground in Sidgate a street in this Town containing one Acre and a quarter which was given by my Grandfather Sr Wm Blackett to the Church of St Andrews in this Town. Pursuant to this opinion the Minister and Churchwardens have agreed to let a Building Lease upon Terms which I am satisfied are according to the intention of my Grandfather and therefore desire you and Mrs Rastal will be so good as execute the same when Mr Richmond sends it to you. I am etc   Wr B

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