Letter – Henry Richmond to Caleb Hunter – 11 Jul 1763

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jul 1763
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Caleb Hunter
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To Mr Caleb Hunter Allenheads                                                   Newcastle 11 July 1763

Sir/ I have sent you the money by Mr Robt. Allgood.

I have also sent you by John Lee the Carrier, one doz[e]n of Stephenson’s port wine, two doz[e]n of Simpson’s Claret, one doz[e]n of Brandy, & one doz[e]n & two Bottles of middleing Beer; being all that the panniers co[ul[d hold, but wch I hope will be sufficient, as you have so much remaining at Allenh[ead]s. He also has two Glocester Cheeses packed up as carefully as possible in a sack & the whole I hope will come safe. You will take care of them till Sir W[alte]r comes to Allenheads wch will be ab[ou]t the 10th of next month.

P.S. put the Liquor into the celler as soon as you can get it. The Brandy is marked thus X on the cork & the port wine thus on the cork. 

I am etc      HR  

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