Letter – Henry Richmond to William Westgarth – 4 Jun 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Jun 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Westgarth
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Will. Westgarth at Coalcleugh                                           Newcas.   4  June 1771

Sir      I was in hopes to have heard from you before this that you were better.  I shall be very glad you can write me you are so - but that there may be for the future a less risk of your Health Sir Wr. Blackett is desirous you will engage Mr Westgarth Forster, whom you gave so good a Character of, in his Service & is willing to give him £40 a Year if you think it necessary.

    You will consider about this directly - for Sir Wr. is in hopes of being at Hexham in a Week or Ten days & if you are well will then be gald to see you there but of this you will hear further when Sir Wr. can fix the time of his going thither.                   I am etc    HR

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