Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 23 Aug 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Aug 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Bell
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To   Mr John Bell    at Hexham Abbey                                         Newcas.   23th Augst. 1771

Sir      Inclosed is my receipt for the half years int[eres]t due to me from Mr White, which I am obliged to you for receiving for me.   Sir Walter will not come to Hexham to morrow;  intending to go to Alnwick on Sunday.  if I hear any Thing further to night, when he returns from Seaton Delaval, I will add a postscript, or write you by the Coach tomorrow.

    Sir Walter has subscribed One hundred pounds to the reparation of Watling Street; so I desire you will, if you have Money enough, pay Mr Bullock, forty pounds in part of it, which is the Sum he wrote to me for; and you may either charge it in your Account, or take the receipt in my Name, as you please.                  I am etc    HR

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