Letter – Henry Richmond to John Bell – 6 Sep 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 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] 6th September 1766

Sir          You did not mention Mr Lee’s Christian name, I think it is Thomas, and have inclosed you an order for the thirty pieces of Lead, accordingly, for the shambles; if his name is not Thomas you must return the order, and I will send you another. The price will be £15 p[er] fother of 21 hundred weight and when Mr Hunter has delivered the Lead he will send me the  weight of it & I shall in due time send you the charge upon Mr Lee for it which you will take care to detain when you pay him for the building & when you send me the  money I will return you a receipt to be given Mr Lee. I am etc    HR

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