Letter – Joseph Richmond to Richard Ellis – 2 Apr 1762

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Apr 1762
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Richard Ellis
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Mr Richard Ellis                                                            Newcastle 2nd April 1762

in Hexham

Sir     I am inform’d that a Number of Trees, about a hundred, have <……….> and sold as belonging to Beaufront Wood tho’ they stand in the <He……..> do more probably belong to Alnwick [Anick] grainge. It would be right <therefore……….> to Mr Harbottle to procure you such proof as he is able of Sr. Wr. <Blackett> to these trees; for I find that even those who have sold them had <some……..> they might not be Sr. Walters property: and have accordingly covenanted the value of them out of the purchase money in case they shall be claimed <fo…….> or any obstruction given to the cutting them which no doubt ought to be <g……..> if you have reason to think they are Sr. Walters. I hope you are well & < I am etc….> JR

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