Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 10 Nov 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Nov 1772
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr. Darwin - Greys Inn                                                               Newcas. 10th Novr. 1772


Dear Sir

	I congratulate you on your Marriage & heartily wish you and Mrs. Darwin every happiness the Domestic Life affords.  & hope next year you will bring her to Newcastle to make amends for your Neglect of coming This.  Inclosed is Bell Cookson & Cos. bill on Castell and Co. for Two hundred & Seventy five Pounds to enable you to make the quarterly & other Payments for Sir Walter Blackett to 31st. Decemr. next.  You will Please to place the same to his Accot. & send me the usual Receipt for it - The Money which I mentioned as paid off was meant to be the £2000 due to you as Extr. of Mr. Denton.  I see by the News Papers that our Old Acquaintance Mrs. Denton is dead - I shall in a little time write or speak again to Mr. Johnson about the Postea.  for I see by a Letter I had from him dated 3d. May last, in answer to mine of 29th. April, that he says.  “I have received your favour & have got the Record drawn up Pursuant to your Instructions which shall be sent to Mr Darwin in two or three Days” - So he must find it soon, or we must be advised what to do!

	My sister desires her Compliments & is obliged to you for your Readiness to assist her - She has not heard yet from Mr. Matt. Lowthiar - so will wait till she hears the Success of your visit to him - I desire my Compliments to Mrs. Darwin                & am etc          HR

£275 Newcastle Bank 10th Novr. 1772

Twenty Days after date Pay to the order of Mr. Henry Richmond Two hundred & Seventy five Pounds – value received For Bell Cookson Carr Self & Saint Jno. Widdrington

To Messrs. Castell Whately & Powell London 

Pay the Contents to Mr. Wm. Alvey Darwin or Order Value in Accot   HenRichmond

No. 468


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