Letter – Henry Richmond to Simond & Hankey – 29 Sep 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Sep 1770
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Simond & Hankey
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To      Messrs. Simond & Hankey  Merchants                          Newcas.   29th   Sept 1770

 in Bishopsgate Street   London

Gentlemen      On the 22nd instant I sent you a Bill for Six hundred pounds drawn by me on Plumb & Browne Goldsmiths in Foster Lane & payable to you or Order at twenty five days from That date desiring you to place the same to Acct. with Sir Walter Blackett & advise me accordingly.   As I ought to have had Advice of this Bill by this days post, at farthest, I am apprehensive it may have miscarried & therefore trouble you with this Accot. of it - & I desire if you have not received it that you will let me hear from you by this day Senight without fail.

    I sent you yesterday a Bill for Eighty pounds drawn by Bell & Co. on Glyn & Co.payable by my Endorsement to you at 25 days from 21st instant which I hope you will receive safe & advise me that you have placed it to the Account of Walter Trevelyan  Esqr. by whose desire I sent it you.                  I am etc    HR

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