Letter – Joseph Richmond to Walter Blackett – 20 Feb 1731

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Feb 1731
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Walter Blackett Esq.			Newcastle 20 Febry. 1730

Hon. Sir

Your favour of the 13th informs me you are come to some conclusion abt. Kenton, but the Reports wee have here are so various, & your Lre not mentioning that you are the purchasor, I know not yet whether I may wish you joy of that Estate. The Arrack is come safe to hand, wch. I shall forward as you direct. Winship went yesterday to Carlisle about the hounds there to be disposed of with directions to buy as many of them as he shall find sutable and if to be got on any reasonable terms, he has taken with him two of your best, to make a Judgemt. by, I have this day shipt the chaise [?] on Board the Swan of Whitby Thomas Yeomans Master ready to sail, I have agreed for a <Quince paight> in a Cask. the <best Shammer> cloths are in the Chaise

I am   JR

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