Letter – Henry Richmond to Geoffrey Elwes – 12 Oct 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Oct 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Geoffrey Elwes
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Newcastle 12th Octo[be]r 1765  £1000.0.0

Sir         Pray pay to Mr William Alvey Darwin, or order, the sum of one thousand pounds, being the consideration money to be paid by the Governors for a purchase to augment the Curacy of Whitley in the County of Northumberland and Diocess of York and for which I have signed receipts on the back of the purchase deeds.

To Sir Geoffrey Elwes, Treasurer to the Governors of Queen Ann’s Bounty at Messrs Fuller & Cope’s  Bankers in Brick Lane London


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