Letter – Henry Richmond to George Douglas – 5 Jun 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Jun 1766
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: George Douglas
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Geo. Douglass at Berwick                                                   Newcas[tle] 5 June 1766

Sir          Sir W[alte]r Blackett bids me write you that he cannot conveniently be at Newcastle before Wednesday night the 11th inst[an]t & therefore desires you will put off carriage a day longer that is till the 12th, & then he will be glad to see you- the morning you knowing the best time. I have given Graham the Broker a ticket for the delivery of 42 p[iece]s of ref[in]d lead for you; wch I cannot charge lower than £15 ¼ p[er] p[iece]. I find you did not pay Mr Robson the balance of the former parcel. I am etc          HR

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