Letter – Henry Richmond to Robert Redhead – 11 Sep 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Sep 1774
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Robert Redhead
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Mr Robt Readhead at Kidlandlee                                                          Newcas 11th Septr 1774


	I am sorry that notwithstanding Sir Walter Blackett’s forbearance you have not yet paid the Money due upon the Bond from you your Son & Nephew for two Years Rent due to Sir Walter Blackett for Unthank Colliery on the first of Janry last - I did hope what passed between you and me, I think in June last, would have let you understand what must be the Consequences of your neglecting to discharge that Debt - Now I am to tell you that if you do not pay this four Hundred pounds in a Months time from the Date of this Letter the Bond will be put into the Hands of an Attorney to proceed against you       I am etc    HR

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