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Letter to Lancelot Heron from Surtees and Burdon

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Obedient Servant

Subscriptions. Northumberland
subscriptions received . Newcastle. Northumberland
General. Subscription

Newcastle June 9. 1772 Mr L. Heron Sir We received your favr. of 4th. Ansr.we have in our hands £109..9..11 due to the Sufferers by the late Flood within the County of Northumberland as p Accot Below We should have advised you of this sooner but had orders from our Committee not to pay the money till ye Resolution at their last meeting was entered into their Book of which we were promised a Copy as soon as enter'd but have not yet received it-However shall pay the money to the order of your Committee ~ I am for Messrs. Surtees & Burdon Sir Your Obdt Sevt Robt. Newton Lynn Sir.Digby Legards Subsn.for County of North only ... £ 5..5..0 1/2 of Subns.recd. For N.Castle & Northumd ... 7..15..- 1/8 of Genl. Subn.(being 1/2 of Subn.intended for York 48..2..41/2 1/2 of N.Castle Surplus 48..7..61/2 £109..9..11

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