Letter – Henry Richmond to Benjamin Blaydes – 20 Mar 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Mar 1768
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Benjamin Blaydes
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Benjn Blaydes Esqr at Hull                                                          Newca[stle] 20th March 1768


Sir Walter Blackett is obliged to you for the Trouble you have had in enquiring about Betty Atkinson & for your Readiness in offering to advance her the Money.

Sir Walter desires you will pay her Six Guineas as soon as you please, towards cloathing herself and Children and that afterwards you will pay her Thirteen pounds a Year in quarterly payments commencing on the 25th instant. You will please to draw upon Mr Wm Alvey Darwin of Gray’s Inn London for such Sums as you may from Time to Time pay her & advise him of your Drafts. I have wrote him by this post to honour your Bills and place them to Sir Walter Blackett’s Acco[un]t for whom I am etc    HR

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