Letter – Henry Richmond to John Mann – 20 Jan 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jan 1772
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Mann
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr John Mann,  Attorney at Law                                                        Newcas 20th Janry 1772



  I received your Letter of the 19th instant inclosing <me> one of our Exchange Banknotes, No.D.580, for five pounds, wch you desired me to give as your Contribution towards the. Relief of the poor Sufferers in Newcastle by the late Inundation.  I have accordingly it to Bell Cookson & Co, that is, our Old Bank & seen it entered in their Book as your Benefaction

  Your generous and extensive Benefactions on this Melancholy occasion are deserving of imitation. 

  My Wife and I join in wishing you a happy New Year and I am etc                            HR

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