Letter – Henry Richmond to Plumb & Brown – 12 Jul 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Jul 1766
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Plumb & Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Messrs Plumb & Browne Goldsmiths

Foster Lane London                                                          Newcas[tle] 12th July 1766

Gentlemen      I sent you yesterday by Fryer Todd the London carrier a box containing three pieces of fine silver, the weights of which are below; I desire you will place them to acco[un]t with Sir W[alte]r Blackett as usual at the market price and advice me on your receipt of them. I am etc   HR


A p[iec]e silver  q[uantit]y     418  at     p[er] oz

A p[iec]e ditto    q[uantit]y    470 ½ at   ditto

A p[iec]e ditto    q[uantit]y    567     at   ditto


                                             1455 ½ 

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