Letter – Henry Richmond to John Fenwick – 12 May 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 May 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Fenwick
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr John Fenwick in Roberts’s Place                  Newcastle 12th May 1765


Sir        Inclosed herewith you receive Jona[tho]n Sorsbie Jun[io]rs bill on Robert Sorsbie for One hundred and forty nine pounds twelve shillings and sixpence payable at 40 days from 22nd of last month; which with the bill for one hundred and eighty six pounds that you have drawn upon me to Mr Hall & which I have accepted makes up the value of your two receipts. I desire you will by the return of the post advise me of the receipt of this bill for £149.12s.6d & that you will mention that it is the residue of the £335.12s.6d for which you sent me two receipts. Whereof one was £35.12s.6d for int[e]r[es]t due to you to this day and the other was for £300.0s.0d in further part of Sir Walter Blackett’s & Mr Peareths joint Bond. I am etc   Hen Richmond 

Newcastle 22nd April 1765 p[e]r £149.12.6

Forty days after date pay Mr Henry Richmond or order One hundred forty nine pounds twelve shillings & sixpence, value in acco[un]t with Sir Walter Blackett Baro[ne]t; which place to acco[un]t as p[er] advice. Jona[tho]n Sorsbie Jun[io]r

To Mr Robert Sorsbie in London                       


Pay the contents to Mr J[o]na[tho]n  Fenwick or order, value in acco[un]t Hen Richmond

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