Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Wilson – 12 Feb 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Feb 1764
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To R[ichar]d Wilson Esq[uir]e at Leeds                      Newcas[tle] 12th Febry    1764

Inclosed is Joseph Kings bill on Frazer & Wharton for Two hundred & Sixty nine pounds, Eighteen Shillings & Sixpence: being the balance of my acco[un]t of West Kenton Rents due Mayday last. of which acco[un]t I have herewith sent you two parts, one signed by me, the other I desire you will sign & return ; & that you will please by the return of the post, to advise me of the Receipt of the Bill; as delaying such advice causes apprehensions of a miscarriage. Inclosed also is Miss Headlam’s Receipt for the £20 int[e]rest Money, wch is charged in my said Acco[un]ts. P.S. The Surveyor tells me he is now at leisure, but Mr King says it may be as well to postpone making a new plan; as they intend making some further Subdivisions of the fields.

I hope you continue your intentions of taking a survey yourself of the Estate in the Spring, as you once talked of. I am he       HR

£269.18.6                                                                                  Newcas[tle]  February 1764

Thirty days after date Pay to Henry Richmond  or Order Two hundred & sixty nine pounds Eighteen Shillings & Sixpence Value in acco[unt]s with Richard Wilson Esq[uire] as advised by     

                                                                                                                        Joseph King

To Frazer & Wharton Merch[an]ts in London

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