Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 28 Nov 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Nov 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] 28th Novem[be]r 1766  

Sir           I was very sorry to hear of your illness; but glad to learn by a line from Mr Caleb Hunter that you were recovering: I beg you will take care and not venture abroad too soon.

Inclosed is a note of Thomas Lee’s lead, with an order for him to pay the same to you: & you will be so good as settle the same with him; & when you have an opportunity bRing or send me the money.

Pray how does Mr Ellis? I heard he was ill, but I hope he is better: pray give my service to him. I am etc  & HR

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