Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Wilson – 20 Feb 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Feb 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Richd Wilson Esq at Leeds Yorkshire                                      Newcastle 20th Febr[uar]y 1767


Inclosed are two parts of my acco[un]t of your half Years rents due May day last and also Joseph King’s bill on Henton Brown & Sons for £291 8s 2d for the balance of it. You will please to advise me of the receipt of this bill by the return of the post & at the same time to return to me a part of my acco[un]t signed by you & mention that you have rec[eiv]ed M[ess]rs H Headlam’s receipt which I have also here inclosed you. The indictment for the way stopd up by Mr Shafto was not tried last sessions. But Mr Pearson expects it will be done at Easter

Hasle, the Mason, has been at me two or three times for an answer to his proposal about the Quarry as mentioned in my Letter of the 9th Sept[embe]r last. I am etc    HR

£291.8.2                                                                                            Newcastle February 20th 1767

Thirty days after date pay to Henry Richmond or order Two hundred and ninety one pounds eight shillings & two pence value received as advised by               Jos King

Endorsed pay the Contents to Richd Wilson Esq or order value in acco[un]t Hen Richmond

To Hinton Brown & Sons Bankers London

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