Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 10 Dec 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Dec 1766
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Darwin Greys inn

London                                                                  Newcas[tle] 10th Decem[be]r 1766

Sir        I have your Letter of the 6th instant inclosing me Sam[ue]l Savages receipt for four hundred & ninety five pounds for half a years int[e]r[es]t of £22000 due from Sir Walter Blackett the 6 of last month and have placed the same to your credit in the account between us.

I have rece[ive]d a box of candles which are very good ones and I thank you for y[ou]r trouble of ordering them: to which you will please to add that of paying for them and letting me know what they come to that I may take some opportunity of discharging the Debt.

I thank you for your congratulation on my marriage and recommend that state to you & all Batchelors, as preferable to what you now enjoy. I am etc   HR

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