Letter – Henry Richmond to Thomas Duffield – 9 Apr 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Apr 1776
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Thomas Duffield
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Mr Thos. Duffield at Wallington                                                      Newcas   9th April 1776


	Mr Blackett tells me the Drainers will be here on Saturday to come out with the Cart which is also to bring their Tools - You will therefore take Care that it comes in on Friday.  As to any thing further about them I must refer you to my Letter in Novemr; only Mr Blackett says they are to have Seven Shillings a Week cash for Wages & four Shillings Board wages - Mr Blackett proposes to be at Wallington on Sunday Evening with Mr Farrier which you will tell Mr Evans & Nanny Hepple                                   I am etc   HR

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