Letter – unknown to Christopher Bird – 23 Dec 1824

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Dec 1824
Correspondent: unknown
Recipient: Christopher Bird
Archive Source: NRO 2672 Box C105
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      Bedford Row Decr. 23, 1824


	The Mercers Company having lately filed a bill against Sir John Swinburn & his Tenants within the Titheable places of Chollerton for the purpose of trying their exclusive right to tythes it has become necessary to amend the bill by making you as Vicar a party.  I shall therefore be obliged by your acquainting me, as Solicitor for the Company, the name of your Solicitor with whom I may communicate, or his agent here.

      I am Sir  Your obedient Servant


P.S. I would beg the favour of your early answer 

[annotated at top of page:] Jany 19th 1825 Copy of a Letter from the Solr. Of the Mercers Company to the Revd Chris.r Bird

This office copy is found on the reverse of an office copy of the letter from John Bell to Mrs Beaumont of 7 Jan 1825

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