Letter – Henry Richmond to Henry Brutton – 16 Jun 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Jun 1768
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Henry Brutton
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Henry Brutton at Cullompton Devonshire                                 Newca[stle] 16th June 1768


I am very sorry that I have not been able since I rec[eiv]ed your Letter on the 1st of last month to answer your desire & Mr Walter Trevelyan’s in sending you a Kit of Salmon from hence, till now. Yesterday was the first of my hearing of a Ship bound to your place, tho’ I have had our Broker upon the look out for one these six weeks. Accordingly I shipt on board the Freedom of Exeter, Thos Hemson Master a Kit of Salmon directed for you to be left at the Half Moon Inn in High Street Exeter & hope you will receive it safe without further delay than what is necessary for the voyage. I am etc    HR

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