Letter – Henry Richmond to Plumb & Brown – 8 May 1773

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 May 1773
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Plumb & Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Messrs Plumb & Browne  Goldsmiths                                                      Newcas 8th May 1773

        In Foster Lane London


	Yesterday I sent you by Francis Ridley the London Carrier a piece of fine Silver Seven hundred & Eighty nine Ounces which I desire you will place to Account with Sir Walter Blackett as usual at the Market price and Advise me of the Receipt of it - I have had a Stroke of the Palsy but am in a great measure recovered but not being able to draw Bills upon you as heretofore I have given up my Cash Account with Sir Walter to John Erasmus Blackett Esqr this day whose Bills upon you you will please to honour.  But in other Respects I expect still to be concerned for Sir Walter                              I am etc                  HR

789 Ounces at       p oz

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