Letter – Henry Richmond to Jeffrey Elwes – 8 Dec 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Dec 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Jeffrey Elwes
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Sir Jeffrey Elwes, Treasurer to the Gov[erno]rs of 

Queen Anns Bounty at Messrs Fuller & Cope’s Bankers

<Bercken> Lane London                                                         Newcas[tle] 8 Dec[embe]r 1765

Sir     On the 12 Oct[obe]r last I drew a bill for £1000 payable to Mr W[ilia]m Alvey Darwin or order: being the consideration money to be paid me by the Governors for the purchase of Mollersteads Estate, to augment the curacy of Whitley & being the same sum for wch I have signed receipts on the back of the purchase deeds. Those deeds are executed & are sent to Mr Darwin; & Mr Chester will have advice of it by the post. I am etc     

W[alt]er Blackett – [Blackett’s own handwriting]

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