Letter – Henry Richmond to Plumb & Brown – 18 Jan 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Jan 1772
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Plumb & Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Messr Plumb & Browne   Goldsmiths                                              Newcas 18th Janry 1772

Foster Lane  London


  I have this day sent you by Francis Ridley the London Carrier two pieces of fine silver containing Seventeen hundred & Eighty nine ounces, as below, which I desire you will place to Accdt with Sir Walter Blackett, as usual, at the Market price & advise me on your receipt of them    I am etc HR


920 at      p.oz

869 at      p.oz                                         


Ps. this being my first Letter this year I beg leave to wish you many happy years.

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