Letters – Joseph Richmond to Charles Whitaker – 18 Aug 1732

Document Type: Letters
Date: 18 Aug 1732
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Charles Whitaker
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Whitaker		Newcastle 18 Augt 1732


Mr Lanc[elo]t Allgood of Riding, Mr Cha. Clarke jun[io]r of Newcastle, & Mr Major Allgood of Brandon in the County of Northumbd, are to be made Lessies, in all four Leases, In the Moor masters Lease the Lives are to be <as foll> Walter Blackett Esqr aged about 23, Mrs Eliz: Marshall wife of Wm Marshall Esqr of New Bond Street, aged about 44. & Mrs Frances Bruce Wife of the Honble Robt Bruce Esqr aged about 35. The lives to be put in the Leases of the Lands are Mr Blackett Esqr & Ralph Clark son of Robt Clarke of Wallington aged about 22. I desire you will send me a Draught of the Articles, & of the Surrender of the old Leases, as soon as you possibly can, & let me know if Bills will be acceptable to his Lords[hi]p. I am etc J.R.

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