Letter – Joseph Richmond to Richard Wilson – 13 Oct 1761

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Oct 1761
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Richard Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Richd. Wilson Esqr. in Leeds                                               Newcastle 13 October 1761

Sir       Mr Willm. Brown has been again with Sir Wr Blackett abo[u]t Kenton Coll[ie]ry but stands to his first proposal without offering any advance of the certain rent, or discovering who are his principals. So that at present Sir Wr does not think the proposal merits any consideration. For Kenton Coll[ie]ry will let some time or other to persons who will give a better rent, & treat in a more open manner. Sir Wr sets forward for London tomorrow I am etc         JR  

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