Letter – Joseph Richmond to Christopher Johnson – 18 Dec 1759

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Dec 1759
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Christopher Johnson
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Mr Chrst Johnson Attorny at Law Durham					18th Dec 1759

D[ea]r Sir

Mr Wilkinson promised me the other day he wo[ul]d write to you to deliver up Sir Wr Blacketts writings in your custody and Sir Wr being now here desires to have them before he returns to London wch will be in about 14 days, for we really are at a stand for want of them on an affair of consequence.  I will therefore be obliged to you for a line fixing the time when you will send them hither or may I come and receive them at Durham PS You receive inclosed what copies of what papers I have relating to the dispute wth Mr Hutchinson and also what I can collect relating thereto  I am etc    JR

NB The follow{ing} postscript was added to the above Lre Vizt

There is a life dropt in the Bedburn Estate which Sir Wr Blackett wants to renew you knew the last renewal when Dr Stillingfleet was Mas[ter] of Sherborn hosp[ita]l and I think the Fine was 30£ or 30 guineas.  I desire you will let me know if you can do this business for Sir Wr and I will ler you know the life he fixes on  JR

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