Letter – Henry Richmond to Thomas Davison – 28 Jun 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Jun 1768
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Thomas Davison
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Thomas Davison Shoemaker Morpeth                                      Newca[stle] 28th June 1768


Agreeable to Sir Walter Blackett’s Notice to you and Mr Horsley that he would pay off your joint Mortgage on the 24th instant on the Estate he bought of Mr Smith at Hawick, I was ready then to have waited on you with the Money at Morpeth as your Attorney Mr Newton had appointed – but I was prevented coming by a Message he sent me by My Brother desiring in your Names that the payment might be postponed till the 27th instant. This Appointment has also been altered by Mr Newton’s Letter that Mr Horsley could not be at Morpeth on that day on Account of some fair – had Mr Newton named another day for my waiting upon you I sho[ul]d not have troubled you with this Letter, the meaning of which is to acquaint you that Sir Wrs money is ready & I am so too to wait upon you & Mr Horsley with it whenever you please. I desire you will mention this to Mr Newton that there may be no further delay in this Matter & am etc    HR

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