Letter – Henry Richmond to Thomas Duffield – 6 Sep 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Sep 1770
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Thomas Duffield
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To  Mr Duffield   at   Wallington                                      Newcas.   6th  Sept 1770

Sir      Mrs Gill, who is to preserve the Fruit for Sir Walter, desires it may be sent hither on Monday.  __ besides the Apricots and Cherries Sir Walter mentioned that he would have a quantity of Magnum bonum plumbs preserved: so, as soon as they are fit for that purpose, you will send them hither also.    P.S. You will remember, as soon as you have four good pine Apples ripe, in the small hothouse, to send them packed up, to be sent to London.  I am etc   HR

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