Letter – Henry Richmond to John Grey – 20 Jan 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jan 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Grey
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr John Grey Attorney at Law in Berwick                             Newca[stle] 20th Jan[ua]ry 1767


By Sir Wr Blacketts direction and agreeable to your Letter to him of the 13 instant I have herewith inclosed you Bell Cookson & Cos bill on Glyn & Hallifax for Three hundred pounds payable at Thirty three days from the 19 instant with which bill S[i]r Wr desires you will repay Mr Ralph Forster the Consideration Money that you say he has paid Mr Elgin for the purchase of his Moiety of Whitesand and Needle Eye fishings & Sir Wr desires you will transmit to me by the first safe opportunity the several deeds relating to this purchase.

You will please to advise me by the return of the post of your receiving this bill for £300 on Sir Wr’s Acco[un]t; for on failure of such Advice I shall apprehend a Miscarriage and think it necessary to stop payment of the bill. I am etc             HR

£300 Newcastle Bank 19th Jan[ua]ry 1767

Thirty three days after date pay to the Order of Mr Henry Richmond Three hundred pounds  value received

For Bell Cookson Cass Airey & Self.

Jos Saint

To Messrs Glyn & Hallifax London No 18384

Pay the Contents to Mr John Grey or Order Value in Acco[un]t with S[i]r Wr Blackett


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