Letter – Henry Richmond to Plumb and Brown – 24 Oct 1761

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Oct 1761
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Plumb and Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Messrs Plumb & Browne Golds[mi]ths

in Forster Lane London                                                     Newcastle 24 October 1761

Sirs      Sir Wr Blacketts refiner & I have this day compared our Recollections & are satisfied that in weighing the last p[iec]e of Silver, sent you, we must have reckon’d a 64 oz. weight as a 128 oz. weight, wch as it brings us within 2 oz. of what you made it, has made me charge the p[iec]e at 679 oz. agreeable to your Letter. You will please therefore to give us a Letter of advice as usual of the sum we are to place to your acco[un]t for this piece. I am very sorry for this mistake. You will Excuse it. & we shall be more careful for the future   I am etc   HR

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