Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Trevelyan – 20 Feb 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Feb 1769
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Trevelyan
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Walter Trevelyan Esqr at John Hudsons Esq in York                   Newca[stle] 20th Febry 1769


Last Night I received your Letter dated 17th Janry & in it your receipt for Sixty two pounds ten shillings: in return for which I hear inclose you my Bill on Plumb & Browne for that Sum at twenty days; which is the shortest date I can make it. You will please to signify, by return of the post that you have received it; otherwise I shall not know that you get it safe.

Durham Mustard is not in such repute here as formerly but I shall send you by the first York Carrier twelve pounds of the best I can meet with, directed as you desire.

I hope Mr & Mrs Hudson & their young Ladies are well. 

P.S. Here are two Casks brought from Wallington, which some Ale came in from Burlington. I shall return them by the first Ship I can hear for that port, and you will please to tell Mr Hudson so: if he is with you. I am etc    HR

Newcastle 20th Febry 1769  £62. 10. 0

Twenty days after date pay Walter Trevelyan Esqr or Order the sum of Sixty two pounds ten Shillings value in Acco[un[t & place the Same to Acco[un]t with Sr Wr Bt as p[er] Advice from Hen Richmond

To Messrs Plumb & Browne Goldsmiths in Foster Lane London

To Messrs Plumb & Browne Goldsmiths in Foster Lane London      Newca[stle] 20th Febry 1769


I have this day drawn a Bill upon you for Sixty two pounds ten Shillings payable to Walter Trevelyan Esqr or order, at Twenty days from this date; which I desire you will accept & when paid place to Acco[un]t with Sir Wr Blackett Bt. I am etc    HR

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