Letter – Henry Richmond to Plumb & Brown – 26 Feb 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Feb 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Plumb & Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Messrs Plumb & Browne, 

Golds[mi]ths Foster Lane London                                                Newcastle  26th Feb[rua]ry 1767


I have this day drawn three bills upon you for the sum of £920 payable as above; w[hi]ch I desire you will accept & when paid place to acco[un]t with Sir Wr Blackett Bt. On Saturday last I sent you, by Matt Lee the London Carrier a p[iec]e of fine Silver contain[in]g 669 oz w[hi]ch I desire you will place to acco[un]t with S[i]r Walter Blackett as usual at the Market price and advise me on y[ou]r receipt of it I am etc  HR

                                                                                                                                            £  s d

Bill pay[a]ble to Mr Wm Alvey Darwin or Ord[e]r at 30d dated 20 Febr[uar]y 1767   320.0.0

Do                  to Messrs Bell Cookson & Co or Ord[e]r at 30d dated do                       400.0.0

Do                  to Sir Wr Blackett Bt or Ord[e]r at 25d dated do                                      200.0.0


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