Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bacon – 29 Feb 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Feb 1764
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Bacon
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To John William Bacon Esq[uir]e                                         Newcas[tle    29 Febry     1764

At Newton cap near Durham

Sir     In June last I gave Mr Rutter the usual Acco[un]ts of your proportion of Weardale Rents, for the year 1762, amounting to £126.9s.3d ; & desired he would let me have that money in a month or two : Because I was satisfied you would choose to reimburse Sir W[alte]r Blackett as soon as you knew what your proportion came to. As I have spoke to Mr Rutter for this money several times, to no purpose ; I am under a Necessity of troubling you, & of begging you will give directions for the payment of It.   I am he                                             H R 

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