Letter – Henry Richmond to John Beaumont – 29 May 1762

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 May 1762
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Beaumont
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To Mr John Beaumont                                                                 Newcastle 29th May 1762

Sir/ I am called on by yesterdays post to send up my Acc[oun]t of W[e]st Kenton way Leave rent, wch has hitherto been postponed in Expectation of yo[u]r paying the £130 you are still in arrear, on wch there are to be a meeting of the parties, & w[ha]t may be the result of, I do not know; I shall send it away by next Tuesdays post & I sh[oul]d be glad you wo[ul]d pay me the money before that time, that you & may be both discharg’d by the Court w[it]hout further trouble. I am etc     JR    


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