Letter from John Rennie, York to Leonard Raisbeck, Stockton-upon-Tees

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1813-08-03
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Rennie informs Raisbeck that the section of the Stockton & Darlington canal has been completed, and that he has ‘nearly completed the estimate – a day’s work will I expect finish it’. He will put the Section and Estimate in Raisbeck’s hand when he passes through Stockton presently.

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Identifier:
RAIS/3/3/10
Transcription:
York Aug’t. 3d 1813
Dear Sir
I am now at this place on account of two trials which are to take place between the Corporations of Hull, the Trinity House & Dash Company. As they are special jury trials
I suppose I shall be detained the most of next week after which I go to Newcastle for a few days. I have brought with me the Section of the Stockton & Darlington Canal & I have nearly completed the estimate, a days work will I expect finish it & this I mean to do either here or at Newcastle. If it is wished I will return through Stockton, if not Darlington will be more convenient, when I will put the Section & Estimate into your hands, __ If you wish to have a meeting on this occasion, I can give you a weeks’ notice of the time I shall return, __ but this I can say nothing of until a am clear

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of the lawyers at this place.
A letter will find me at the Post Office York.

I am
Dear Sir
Your most humble ser.

John Rennie
Leo. Raisbeck Esq
Stockton

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