Letter – Henry Richmond to Thomas Maughan – 29 Sep 1760

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Sep 1760
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Thomas Maughan
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Mr Thomas Maughan at Newhouse                                             Newcastle 29th Sept 1760

Sir As there is likely to be a contest in the county of Durham on occasion of Mr Bowes's death Sir Wr Blackett would have you acquaint such of the freeholders in Weardale as you think will have regard to his inclinations that he is for Mr Shaftoe and hopes they will be of the same way of thinking: But Sir Wr would not have you press such as you find are dependant upon the Bishop. Below are the names of some who, I am told have freeholds. PS It may be proper to let us know how you proceed and send us a list of the Freeholders you can get intelligence of and how they stand affected. I am Etc HR

George Chapman of Frosterly 

Thos Todd of do 

John Chapman of Briggin House

Thomas Todd of do 

George Mowbray of Bishopley

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