Letter – Henry Richmond to Selby Ord – 20 Jan 1773

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jan 1773
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Selby Ord
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Revd. Mr Selby Ord at Cockermouth                                                    Newcas. 20th. Janry 1773



	Having seen, by Sir Walter Blacketts Bond for Eleven hundred pounds to William Carr of Etal Esqr In trust for Mr. John Ord of Broomdikes his Wife and Children, that there is One hundred pounds of that Sum intended for you; I have accordingly paid to Mr Carr, upon his Receipt & Endorsement upon the Bond, the said £100: together with all interest due on the whole £1100 to the 19th instant - The interest I suppose Mr Carr will pay to Mrs Ord; of whom you can receive your share of it.  & as to the £100 he desires me to tell you he will pay it you on your coming to him at Etal for it, & giving him a proper discharge.  PS. Mr Carr says it will be necessary, as he does not know you, that you bring some person with you that he is acquainted with; or at least a Letter from some such person perhaps Mr Grey the Attorney in Berwick, who drew the Bond, may know you                                                          I am etc   HR

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