Letter – Henry Richmond to William Robson – 8 Jun 1761

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Jun 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 8 June 1761

Sir        The paper of Attornment signed by Edward Reay not being sufficient I have herewith returned it you & have sent you a deed of attornment to be signed sealed & delivered by him, and then after he has d[elivere]d a <turf> part of the premes, to you you will let the memor[an]d[o]m on the back of the deed be signed by two persons present at his doing, & their signing must be witnessed by two others. I have also sent you a bond of Indemnity f[ro]m Sir Wr Blackett to Edw[ar]d Reay, being in the same form as those given the other tenants as Sr Wr will see by the cancelled one I have also sent, & wch was intended for Reay if he wo[ul]d then have attorned. You will lay this Bond before Sr Wr to be executed by him in the presence of two witnesses if he thinks proper. This attornm[en]t, if possible, sho[ul]d be taken tomorrow morning, so that you can send a Line to Morpeth for Mr Coll[ingwoo]d Forster time enough to save the post, acquainting him that Edward Reay has attorned to Sr Wr Blackett for his moiety of Tofthall farm in Kirkheaton at the yearly rent of £22.10s.0d. I am your etc HR  

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