Letter – Henry Richmond to John Sharp – 20 Sep 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Sep 1766
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Sharp
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To The Rev[eren]d Dr Sharp at Hartburn

Near Morpeth                                                                           Newcas[tle] 20th Septem[be]r 1766

Sir        Inclosed is a Newcastle Bank bill for £100 payable to your order seven days after sight which sum is Sir W[alte]r Blacketts Benefaction for obtaining from the Governors of Queen Anns Bounty an augmentation for the curacy of Birtley. I had got this bill before I rece[ive]d your Letter that it might be in readiness; but as it is made payable to your order and advised of accordingly it cannot be sent away from hence to London as you desire till you have indorsed it. I hope however that it will be due in time to answer your intentions and shall be glad to know that it is come safe to your hand. I am etc      HR

£100                              Newcastle Bank 17 Septem[be]r 1766

Seven days after sight pay to the order of the Rev[eren]d Dr John Sharp one hundred pounds

Value received of Mr Henry Richmond.

For Bell, Cookson, Carr, Airey, & self Jos Saint

Messrs Glyn & Hallifax

No. 17429   London

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