Letter – Henry Richmond to Richard Wilson – 28 Aug 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Aug 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Richard Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Richard Wilson Esq Leeds Yorkshire                                           Newca[stle] 28th Augst 1767


Sir Walter Blackett is now at Wallington but I sent him your Letter and he will be glad to see you here any time between Fryday Evening the 4th and Sunday Noon the 6th of next month; after that He and I are obliged to be at Hexham for some days. You will please to favor me with a Line by the return of the post, that I may acquaint Sir Walter whether you propose to be here against that time; as he will come on purpose to meet you, if he comes then.

Mr King has paid me his rent to day; so inclosed are two parts of my Acco[un]t of your half Year’s rents of West Kenton due Martin[ma]s last; and also Bell Cookson & Cos bill on Glyn & Hallifax for Two hundred & Eighty two pounds Eight shillings & four pence for the balance of it. You will please to advise me of your receipt of this bill by the return of the post, and return a part of the Acco[un]t signed by you, & mention the receiving Mrs Headlam’s receipt, which is also here inclosed. I shall be glad to see you in Newcastle & am etc    HR

£282. 8. 4.    Newcastle Bank 28th Augst 1767

Thirty days after date pay to the Order of Mr Henry Richmond 

Two hundred & Eighty two pounds, Eight shillings & four pence value received.

For Bell Cookson Carr Airey & Self  Jos Saint.

Pay the Contents to Richd Wilson Esq or order value in account Hen Richmond.

To Messrs Glyn & Hallifax London.

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