Letter – Henry Richmond to Plumb & Brown – 22 Apr 1763

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Apr 1763
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Plumb & Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/2
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To Messrs Plumb & Brown Golds[mi]ths                                Newcastle 22 April 1763

in Forster Lane London

Sirs/ My father died on the 14th inst; & Sir Wr Blackett, who is in London, has by this post been pleased to give me the Charge of all his affairs in the same manner my Father had it. I therefore desire to know where you will please to accept of such bills as I may draw upon you for the Balance remaining in your hands for silver sent of Sir Wrs Ac[c]o[un]t or I must get Sir Wr to write to you himself for this purpose.

P.S. Sir Wr Lodges at Mr Leaks Surgeon in half moon street, Picadilly; I make the Balance £321.14s.6d & sho[ul]d be glad to know if this agrees with your books. I am etc   HR

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