Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Wilson – 15 Aug 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Aug 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Richard Wilson Esq in Leeds Yorkshire                                       Newca[stle] 15th Augst 1767


Sir Walter Blackett, agreeable to what I wrote you on the 17th July last relies upon the payment of the £10000 on the 18th Novemr next either in money in Newcastle or in Bank or other good bills due and payable in London upon that day, having as I mentioned in my last Letter a Sum to raise against that very day.

As to the Mortgagees of the £14000 Sir Walter does not know any thing to the Contrary but that they will continue the Money on the Security of the Estate. He has ordered me to write to Mr Darwin, and I have done it by this post, to communicate the Title of the Estate to Joseph Banks Esq of Lincolns Inn, as you desired. The rents of the Estate are all payable half yearly, at Martin[mas]s & Mayd[a]y. I suppose the present Articles & Leases are to be taken Notice of in the Conveyance Deed. I am etc    HR

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