Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Wilson – 22 Feb 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Feb 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To       Richd. Wilson Esqr.  Leeds Yorkshire                                 Newcas.   22  Febry 1771


Sir      Mr King having this day paid me his Rent I have inclosed herewith sent you two parts of my Accot. of Kenton Rents for Maydy. last. The balance of which is £ 300 . 1 . 8½d & inclosed you have Bell & Cos. bill of Glyn & Co. for that sum, indorsed by me.  I have signed one part of the Accot. & you will please to sign the other & return it to me & advise me of the Receipt of the Bill.  I perhaps am troublesome to you in desiring This by the Return of the post but it is what in the course of much business I have always been used to & cannot be easy without.  I have also sent Mrs H Headlams receipt & copies of the notes of repairs,

     Mr Drummond who offered to take Mr Gun’s quarry that was, has never come near me since I required somebody to join with him by way of security w[hi]ch I had reason to do as his character is that of an unsteady man.  The Com[issioner]s. of the road have made use of the piece of Stone left by Mr Gun.             I am etc    HR

£ 300 . 1 . 8 ½                                      Newcastle Bank    22nd   Febry 1771

Thirty Days after date pay to the order of Mr Henry Richmond   Three hundred pounds one shilling & eight pence ½ d Value received For Bell Cookson Carr Self &  Saint Jno. Widdrington

Pay the Contents to Richd. Wilson Esqr.  or Order, Value in Account H Rd.

To  Messrs Glyn & Hallifax London  Endorsed                                           

No   34503 

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