Letter – Henry Richmond to Abraham Dawson – 20 Apr 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Apr 1764
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Abraham Dawson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Abraham Dawson at                                                         Newcas[tle]  20th April 1764

Allandale Town

Sir    In answer to your Letter enquiring whether you should come to Newcastle, or not, about the money due to you for your Sons Wages to the Time of his Death I can only say that, as my Brother sent the Letter of Attorney wch you executed impowering Mr Darwin of London to receive what should be found to be due at the Navy Office, I conclude the same either is received by him, or will be received by him, I mean Mr Darwin, very soon. In the mean time all you have to do is to wait patiently till you hear something certain about it, & not to put yourself to the trouble & expence of a journey to Newcastle to no manner of purpose. P.S. I understand there is no Occasion for another Letter of Attorney. What you have executed already is sufficient. I am etc                                              H R

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