Letter – Ralph Heron to Mr Herriot – 10 Mar 1789

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Mar 1789
Correspondent: Ralph Heron
Recipient: Mr Herriot
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Mr Herriot  Attor[ney] at Law  Alnwick .                                 NCastle  10th   Mar.  1789

D[ea]r Sir      Robt. Readhead of Lee in the parish of Rothbury  Gent  Wm Readhead of Headland Lee in the parish of Allenton Gent. Gabrl. Readhead of Lee af[oresai]d  Gent. & Robt Readhead of Headland Lee af[oresai]d Gent. by their Bond dated the 6th Dec. 1771 became jointly & severally Bound to Sir W[alte]r Blackett Bt. in £400  --  conditioned for Robt Readhead of the Lee & Wm. Readhead performance of Cov[enan]ts Etc in a Lease - upon which Lease there is an Arrear of Rent for at least £100  -  having observ’d the Advertisement in the Newspapers I trouble you with the above Information & beg you will by a L[ette]r addressed to Jno. E Blackett Esq. NCastle inform him what method is proposed for discharging Capt. Readhead’s Debts.  Sir Jno. Trevelyan Bart. is sole Ex[ecut]or of Sir Walter’s Will.   

  I am etc      Ralph Heron 

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