Letter – Joseph Richmond to Collingwood Forster – 15 Jan 1760

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Jan 1760
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Collingwood Forster
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Mr Collingwd Forster Attorney at Law, Alnwick					15th Janry 1760

Dr Sir

	I have shewn your lre of yesterdays date to Mr Robson who says that part of Sir Wr Blacketts Estate where Mr Kettlebys (two) ring net stands  adjoin is now called Middle Ord, as you will see by his plan, wch you have.  But this name of Middle Ord is only a modern name given to this farm when it was let to Thomas Thompson.  That it consists of land antiently called West Ord and East Ord, now laid together, but mostly of the latter, vizt East Ord, and that therefore it will be necessary to specify all the three names in the deed of Exchange ie West Ord Middle Ord and East Ord, as mentioned in my letter to you of the 1st inst   I am &c

								J R

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