Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Wilson – 18 May 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 May 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To  Richard Wilson Esqr. at Leeds                                           Newcas.   18th  May 1771


Sir      Mr King is not ready with his Rent, nor can promise to pay it sooner than two Months.  So I have sent you Bell Cookson & Cos. bill on Glyn & Hallifax  for three hundred & fifty pounds on Account of what I have received of your other Tenants.  The Bill is payable at one Month from this day and you will please to advise me of your receipt of it.   The dwelling house on Mr Grahams farm has not been inhabited but by an old servant for many years and is something out of repair.  the Roof will want pointing at least.  Mr Graham intends fitting up part of the house for his own Residence occasionally and is for ruff casting the front of it & doing some other Things for the Improvement of it, but as the Windows must be new leaded as well as glazed he would put in two Sashes in the low Storey if you will allow him Three pounds towards it.                    I am etc    HR

£350 .  . Newcastle Bank  18th May  1771

One Month after date pay to the Order of Mr Henry Richmond Three hundred and Fifty Pounds           Value received Value received For Bell Cookson Carr  Self & Saint Jno. Widdrington        

Pay the Contents to Richard Wilson Esqr. or order value in Account Hen Richmond

Messrs  Glyn & Hallifax London                                

No  35069 

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