Letter – Henry Richmond to Plumb & Brown – 8 May 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 May 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Plumb & Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Messrs Plumb & Browne                                                                       Newcastle 8 May 1767

Goldsmiths in Foster Lane London


I have this day drawn a Bill on you for four hundred pounds payable to Mr Wm Alvey Darwin or order 20 days after this date w[hi]ch I desire you will accept & when p[ai]d place to acco[un]t with S[i]r Wr Blackett as usual. And I have this day sent you by Ma[ste]r Lee the London Carrier a p[iec]e of fine Silver which I desire you will place to ther same acco[un]t at such price as the Market will afford &  advise me on Your receipt of it.  I am etc    HR

A p[iec]e fine silver q[uanti]ty 667 ounces at      p[er] oz

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