Letter – Henry Richmond to Plumb & Brown – 30 Aug 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Aug 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Plumb & Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To    Messrs Plumb & Browne  Goldsmiths                                   Newcas.   30th Augst. 1771

           in  Foster Lane   London   

Gentlemen     I have this day sent you by Francis Ridley  the London Carrier, three pieces of fine Silver Bullion containing nineteen hundred and seven ounces & a half which I desire you will place to Acco[un]t with Sir Walter Blackett Bt. as usual at the Market price & advise me on your receipt of them.    I am etc    HR

a p[iec]e q[uanti]ty   538 oz  at          poz

another  q[uanti]ty    750½ oz  at       poz

another  q[uanti]ty    619 oz  at          poz


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