Letter – Henry Richmond to Robert Smith – 12 Dec 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Dec 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Robert Smith
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Robert Smith at Unthank Colliery                                        Newca[stle] 12th Decemr 1767

near Berwick upon Tweed


Inclosed I return you Mr Bells receipt which you sent me and which I cannot alter otherwise than by the Endorsement, which I have made on it. P.S. Mr Bell and Mr Forster the new Steward at Wallington, will be over in a little time & then you may pay any of the Debts, you may have received, to either of them. I am etc    HR

Memorandum 11th Decemr 1767 That the bill drawn by Mr Robt Smith on Saml & Matt Newton for sixty pounds and for which Mr Jno Bell gave a receipt on the other Side was refused Acceptance: & therefore Mr Smith gave me in the room of It on the 19th Octor last, Mr David Lambs promisory Note for sixty pounds, payable to him or Order at 50 days and Endorsed the  same to me; which promisory note was due & paid this day.    Hen Richmond

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