Letters – Joseph Richmond to Walter Blackett – 27 Apr 1733

Document Type: Letters
Date: 27 Apr 1733
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Wr. Blackett Esqr.                                       Newcastle 27 April 1733

Hon[ou]rd Sr.

Cuthb[er]t  Ogles Lease being too large to send by the Post, I have put it into a box along with some writings Mr. Allgood is sending to Mr Denton, on whom please to order it to be called for the 12 next month. I do not know what passed between Mr Robson & Sam[ue]l Arthur who was always Mr Caves fast friend, but will inquire into it, & bring him to better temper if possible, he has two Bro[the]rs one of them will probably be influenced by him but the other I look upon secure in your Intrest. Mr. Clarke assures me he has sent forwards the Affidavit of the Witnesses ages two Post agoe, within is an acco[un]t of the severall Servants wages; & to what time I last paid them, I am etc                    J.R.

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