Correspondence of Ralph Robinson at Herrington and Sunderland, co. Durham; and Ormesby, nr.Guisbrough

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From cousin Jo. Hutton, Durham; William Wharton, Newcastle and Christopher Fawcett; Richard Calvart, Marske; John Heath, Whitby; J. Wharton, Boswell Court; John Mann, Durham; Henry Wastell, Simondburn; Benjamin Hodgkin, Ware; and Cuthbert Swainston, Durham; : legal matters including case Attorney General v. Stonehewer (bequest of Sir George Wheeler to rectors of Houghton); financial affairs; groundage of vessels at Marske; Whithill colliery; draft letter to Lord Middleton, Custos Rotulorum of North Riding - Justices of Stokesley area are delaying executing laws against papists in the district as they are 'very peaceable and ... not likely to disturb the Government' (30 March 1744)

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