Letter – Henry Richmond to Revd Naylor – 1 Jan 1762

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Jan 1762
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Revd Naylor
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To The Rev[eren]d Mr Naylor in Morpeth                                                  Newcastle 1st January 1762

Sir,   Sir Walter Blackett wrote to me sometime ago to enquire if any clergyman in this neighbourhood wanted a curate, for he has a young man at the University, whom he could wish to have provided for, in that way, for the present. I therefore take the Liberty of Enquiring of you, whether the report that Mr Coxon is to have the Living of Sunderland, & that you will want a curate in his place, be true; & if so, of Desiring you will please to let me know what the annual value of the Curacy may be; & I shall immediately acquaint Sir Walter of it    I am etc     

H Richmond 

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