Letter – Henry Richmond to William Westgarth – 23 Aug 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Aug 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Westgarth
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Will[ia]m Westgarth  at

Coalcleugh                                                                          Newcas[tle] 23rd Aug[u]st 1765     

Sir      Mr Dalton is dead and I have acquainted S[i]r W[alte]r Blackett that you think Rob[er]t Mulcaster of Acton Mill is a good Refiner and qualified to succeed him. Sir Walter therefore desires you will tell him to come down to me as soon as he can get a recommendation from Mr Tweddle as he told me he could. I desire you will let me have also a line from yourself about him, as that will have greatest weight. I am etc     HR          

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