Letter – Henry Richmond to Revd Oliphant – 22 May 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 May 1770
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Revd Oliphant
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To   The Rev. Mr Oliphant at Rothbury                                  Newcas.    22nd May 1770

Sir     I have Sir Walter Blacketts Order to pay two Apprentices fees of Thirty pounds each for two of your Sons.  But as he expressly orders me to take Care that the Money is applyed to That use only you must not expect I can pay it until the Masters of the Boys come with you to receive it & bring the Indentures along with them.                    I am etc    HR

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