Letter – William Darwin to Walter Blackett – 1 Mar 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Mar 1771
Correspondent: William Darwin
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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     Extract from Mr Darwins Lre to Sr Wr. Blackett 

                                                                                             Greys Inn 1 March  1771

Sir    “I have seen Mr Chester who tells me the Deeds for the purchase of the Estate for the Augmentation of Ninebanks Chapel in North[umber]land were sent down on the 29 Janry 1770 Now above a year ago: I think he said to Dr Sharp of Durham, so that the Delay is in the Country & not here,”

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