Letter – Henry Richmond to Isaac Hunter – 20 Apr 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Apr 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Isaac Hunter
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To  Mr Isaac Hunter at Dukesfield                                         Newcas.   20th  April 1771

Sir      If you have no Objection, & if you think there is time enough to give Notice to all persons concerned, I would wish to have the Mills pay made on Mayday: otherwise it cannot be made till the 15 May as I shall be engaged about other Business.  So when you have considered about it you will send me Notice; that I may be at a Certainty.  & if you fix on the first of May for the Payday you will give Notice to the Mill Clerks and at the Churches and Marketts as usual & will come to Newcastle on Sunday the 28th instant, receive your Money on Monday the 29 go home with it on Tuesday the 30th & pay it away on the 1st May,  I shall Expect to hear from you.  It is a pity you sent a Messenger with the Accot. who could not return to Night otherwise you might have had the Opportunity of publishing the pay at the Churches tomorrow.   I am etc   HR

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