Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 23 Sep 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Sep 1766
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                                                                         Newcas[tle] 23rd Sept[embe]r 1766

Sir           Inclosed herewith are the Ingrossments of the articles of agreement between Rob[er]t Robson and Sir W[alte]r Blackett about his stall in the market place in Hexham; both parts of which are executed by Sir Walter, and when Robson has executed you may return one of them to me. Inclosed also is a note of the lead got by Thos. Lee.

You will let me know if this quantity is found sufficient, for if so, I shall send an order for him to pay you the money, and then you can give him a receipt and take his for so much paid him in part of his contract for building the shambles and send me the money when a safe opportunity offers.

I expect The pays will be in the second week in Octo[be]r, so should be glad to know in about ten days how much money I can depend having from you. I shall not have occasion for any silver. I am etc                                      HR

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