Letter – John Ibbetson – 25 Apr 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Apr 1770
Correspondent: John Ibbetson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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At a Meeting of the Directors of Greenwich Hospital at Salters Hall on Wednesday 25th April 1770


A Letter from the Receivers dated the 14th Instant was read. Resolved  That they be directed and empowered for the reasons they have given, to contribute the sum of £50 towards the making of Ore Carriage Roads in Alston Moor to be laid out on the place mentioned in their said Letter, or elsewhere as shall be found most convenient.

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