Letter – Joseph Richmond to Collingwood Forster – 3 Apr 1762

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Apr 1762
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Collingwood Forster
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To Mr Collingwd Forster <ANs>                                           Newcastle 3 April 1762

Sir/ My Bro[the]r shewed me the Lre on Sunday, wch he was going to send you by that post; to acquaint you Sr. Robt. Bewick desires you wo[ul]d meet at Wallington on the 12th ult. to settle the <storm> over of Kirkheaton fm Sr Wr Blackett to him, but I had not then time to write anything & all I have to say now is, that you are the best judge where it may not be proper for us to see you here before the meeting at Wallington. Perhaps something may want adjusting; & I find Mrs Widdrington will not be able to go wth us. Pray will there not be some difficulty ab[ou]t the Indemnification of the Tenants ag[ain]st the Money, wch they p[ai]d Lord Windsor; I hear Sr. Robt. does not intend to secure either Sr. Wr> or the Tenants ag[ain]st the Demand. I am etc JR 

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