Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 28 Mar 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Mar 1770
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Sir Wr. Blackett Bt.  M.P.  in Half Moon Street                             Newcas.  28 March 1770

                           Piccadilly  London

Honrd. Sir      Mr Ward’s Attorney tells me the Woodcroft deeds will be ready to be sent by the Fly Coach that will set out on Friday morning. They will be directed to Mr Darwin, who is to attend the execution of them & take your Surrender of the Copyhold, as Deputy of the Bishops Steward.

   The Salmon was shipt last Saturday in the Peggy, James Campbell Masr., and the Mustard was sent the same day by Thos. Jennings the London Carrier.

    The Officers that were here last year are gone without performing the play, for which you left five Guineas.  You will please to direct whether I am to Charge that Money in my Cash Acct. or keep it till your return.  I am etc   HR

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