Letter – Henry Richmond to William Westgarth – 10 Jun 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Jun 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Westgarth
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Westgarth at Coalcleugh                                        Newcas[tle] 10 June 1765

Sir      I have acquainted Mr Hunter who is now with me, of Sir W[alte]r Blacketts desire of having a view made this month of Allanheads Grove and also of Wolfcleugh and Hackford; and he thinks that the 24 instant will be a convenient time to them: but any day within this month will do, and he has promised to let you and Mr Maughan know certainly at the time he sends you this Letter if he finds any other day will be more convenient to Mr Allgood and him than the 24th. Sir W[alte]r desires that when you have gone through these Groves you will let him have your opinions in writing of the present state of them and what is proper to be done towards the carrying them on effectually. I am etc   Hen Richmond

Wrote Mr Thos. Maughan the same day to the same Effect     HR

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