Letter – Henry Richmond to William Robson – 1 Dec 1761

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Dec 1761
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Robson
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Mr Wm. Robson at Wallington                                           Newcastle 1st December 1761

Sir    Sir Wr is very desirous of having all possible Inquiry made who was S[i]r Fra[nci]s Liddell’s wife, that is, whether She was S[i]r Richard Stote’s Sister or no? therefore pray make your Examination at Ogle & Whalton a soon as convenient. & don’t neglect to look over the Tombstones; for if she was buried at Whalton you will probably find her Christian name wch may help our conjectures a good deal. A search sho[ul]d also be made at Stannerton where I am told S[i]r Fra[nci]s Liddell died & was buried    I am etc     HR

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