Letter – Thomas Westgarth to Unknown – 3 Feb 1741

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Feb 1741
Correspondent: Thomas Westgarth
Recipient: Unknown
Archive Source: DCRO D Bo F 118
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February 3 1741

I propose to take a lease of Wolfcleugh vein which has not been wrought for twenty years past for which I will pay five hundred pound premium and also pay the dues to the Bishop of Durham & Rector of Stanhope

Thos. Westgarth
DCRO D/Bo/F/118. This note is on a scrap of paper and is probably therefore a draft.   There is no indication who the intended recipient might be.

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