Letter – Henry Richmond to Plumb & Brown – 22 Aug 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Aug 1767
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         Newca[stle] 22d Augst 1767


I sent you Yesterday two pieces of fine Silver by David Jackson the London Carrier, the Weight of them as below. I desire you will place them to Acco[un]t as usual with Sir Walter Blackett at the Markett price, & advise me of your receipt of them.

I have this day drawn two bills on You, one for Two hundred & twenty pounds payable to Mr Wm Alvey Darwin or order twenty days after this date & the other for Two hundred and Eighty pounds payable also to Mr Wm Alvey Darwin or order Thirty days after this date, which I desire you will accept & when paid place to Acco[un]t with Sir Wr Blackett. I am etc    HR

a p[iece] Silver qty 558 oz at     p[er] oz

a p[iece] Do      qty 443     at      do

                                1031 oz

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