Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Wilson – 13 Dec 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Dec 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Richard Wilson Esqr Leeds Yorkshire                                               Wallington 13 Decr 1767


I have received as Mr Henry Richmond wrote you on the 27th & 30th of last month, of the Newcastle Bank Seven Thousand pounds & Three Thousand pounds; on Glyn and Hallifax’s two receipts for those sums paid into their hands, by you, on my Account & have given discharges for those Sums on the back of those Receipts. And now agreeable to your desire I do hereby acknowledge the receipt of those two sums of you, amounting to Ten Thousand pounds in full for the purchase of the Equity of  Redemption of my Estate at East Kenton; and that I will execute good & sufficient conveyances of the same as your Council learned in the law shall advise & require. I am etc    Wr Blackett

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