Letter – Henry Richmond to George Douglas – 8 May 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 May 1770
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: George Douglas
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To  Mr Geo. Douglass                                                 Newcas.   8 May 1770

    in  Berwick on Tweed        

Sir      As Mr John Bell, on his return from Berwick told me you could not pay him the £100 for the year’s rent for the Unthank Colliery due Janry last, but promised to send it me in Newcastle bank notes in a months time, I did expect to have heard from you.  As I have not, I give you the trouble of this Letter to beg you will remit me that Sum without delay, as I am in want of money.                         I am etc    HR

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