Letter – Henry Richmond to John Sharp – 9 May 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 May 1770
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: John Sharp
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To    The Revd. Dr. Sharp at Hartburne                                     Newcas.    9 May 1770

    near Morpeth          

Sir     I have a letter from Sir Wr. Blackett ordering me to pay you one hundred pounds tow[ard]s the Augmentation of the Chapel of Falstone; wch I shall be ready to do whenever you please to call or send for it.  if the latter you will please to send a proper receipt, mentioning that you have reced the money of Sir Wr. Blackett by my hands,   I have also Sir Wrs order to pay you one hundred pounds more after Midsumr tow[ard]s the Augmentation of such Church or Chapel as you shall acquaint me you have made choice of for Benefaction.        I am etc    HR

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