Letter – Robert Hodgson to John Cleaver – 10 Dec 1785

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Dec 1785
Correspondent: Robert Hodgson
Recipient: John Cleaver
Archive Source: AMHS H&H
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To the Revd. Mr. Cleaver 					Alstone, 10th Decr. 1785

I am informed Mr. Gilbert is come to Stanhope in Weardale to make a pay & is expected here the ensuing week upon the like Business. There will be a Loss at Greengill but how much I cannot state till I reccon with Mr. Gilbert. I shall advance your share of the payment and in return would wish to know who I am to draw on for the Balance. As soon as the payment is over I shall send you a Copy thereof. We have done nothing in Greengill G. Lime for some months past waiting of Mr. Gilbert’s Inspection. What his determination is I’ll inform you when I send the Paybill.

      R H

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