Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Wilson – 12 May 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 May 1764
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Rich[ar]d Wilson Esqui]re at                                      Newcas[tle]  12th May  1764


 Sir    Inclosed you receive Bell Cookson & Cos Bill on Vere and Co for Two hundred & seventy seven pounds five shillings & ten pence being the Balance of my Acco[un]t of your Kenton Rents to Martin[ma]s last.

You will please to advise me of the Receipt of this Bill & to sign & return me the duplicate of the inclosed account. Inclosed also is Miss Headlam’s receipt for £10 for the half year’s int[e]r[es]t charged in my acco[un]t. As to the int[e]r[es]t from this Time, she says if you will not give her more than 4 & <1/2 > she must be content with it.

Mr King desired I would mention to you that he will send you a small Bill in a few posts. I am etc      H R

No. 11586  

                                      £277.5.10                       Newcastle 12th May 1764

Thirty days after date Pay to the Order of Mr Henry Richmond

Two hundred seventy seven pounds five shillings & ten pence.

Value received For Bell Cookson Carr Airey & Self Jos. Saint

To Messrs Vere Glynn & Hallifax   London

pay the Contents to Richard Wilson Esq[uir]e or Order value in  Acco[un]t  Henry Richmond         

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