Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 20 Mar 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Mar 1769
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Bell
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr John Bell at Mr Ellis’s in Hexham                                         Newca[stle] 20th March 1769


I think upon your State of the Case that Mr Coulthard should be content with a Sum after the rate of £4 a Year from 3 Janry 1767 to 25 March following & from that time to 29 Septemr following after the rate of £2 a Year. If your friend that has the £1500 to lend will take Sir Wr Blacketts bond for it at 4 p[er]Cent[u]m you may let me hear from you by return of the post for I believe he will want such a Sum but he will not give any higher Int[e]r[es]t. I shall write Mr Wray next post not having time by this. I am etc    HR

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