Letter – Joseph Richmond to Harry Hopper – 12 Jun 1734

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Jun 1734
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Harry Hopper
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Harry Hopper							Newcastle 12th June 1734


      If Dr Watts will be at home on Friday the 28th of this Month, I will call upon him at Wolsingham by Ten a Clock that morning in order to consult whats to be done with regard to the Grove now working by Mr Hutchinson. I desire he will against that time try what Result he can bring the Landholder to, for tho. the Bp, I believe will lend us no assistance Mr Blackett will defend his Rights, if the Dr & Landholders will enter into reasonable measures with him to preserve theirs. I hope the Dr received Mr Blackett’s lre, pray let me have an  Answer hereto sometime next week, for the week following I intend to be at the Leadmines, & to call upon the Dr on my Return home, if the time I have fixed will be agreable, I am

						Sir Yrs etc J.R.

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