Journal entry – John Grey – 24 May 1834

Document Type: Journal entry
Date: 24 May 1834
Correspondent: John Grey
Archive Source: TNA ADM 80 19
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Saturday 24th

Finding myself considerably better, & being most anxious to give a meeting to my 60 Trustees under the Will of my late friend Mr Cully, respecting matters which threatened to involve us in a Suit in Chancery, I set out at five in the morning & proceeded to join their meeting at Whittingham.   Afterwards proceeded to Milfield Hill & rested there till

 Monday 26th

Having heard from the Spindleston Tenants that they were very desirous to have the use of the Lime Kiln as soon as possible, & Mr Nairn not having sent me the estimates for its repair, I wrote to him on the subject, desiring my Son to go & get it put forward immediately.   Returned to Newcastle. 

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