Letter – Henry Richmond to Thomas Maughan – 26 Jul 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Jul 1764
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Thomas Maughan
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Thomas Maughan at                                                 Newcas[tle] 26th July 1764


Sir      I have sent by Matt Watson one doz[e]n of Simpson’s Claret, one doz[e]n of Port, marked (1) half a doz[e]n of Brandy marked (1) half a doz[e]n of Rum marked (x) and one doz[e]n of meddling Beer; which you will unpack and set upon their Bottoms in a cool place.

I have also sent one pound of coffee & one pound of Tea & a Loaf of sugar and also a Gloster cheese: all which you will take care of till Sir Walter Blackett comes to Newhouse; which I expect will be on the 1st of next month. I am etc      H R 

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