Letter – Henry Richmond to Plumb & Brown – 18 May 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 May 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Plumb & Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Messrs Plumb & Brown Goldsmiths                                               Newca[stle] 18th May 1767

Foster Lane London


On Fryday last I sent you by Fryer Todd the London Carrier three pieces of Silver containing One Thousand and seven hundred and seventy one ounces, which I desire you will place to Acco[un]t with Sir Wr Blackett as usual at the Markett price & advise me on your receipt of it.  

I am etc     HR


2 p[iece]s in a box with two bits broken off q[uanti]ty  

                                   1106 oz at       p oz

1 p[iec]e in a wrapper q[uanti]ty   665 oz at       p oz


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