Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 14 Jan 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Jan 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To      Mr Darwin Greys Inn  London                                          Newcas.   14  Janry 1771

Sir      Agreeably to Sir Walter Blacketts new Order for quarterly payments, to be made by you in London, I have here inclosed you my Bill on Plumb & Browne for Two hundred & thirty six pounds & desire you will place the same to his Accot. & send me the usual receipt for this Sum on Accot. of the s[ai]d quarterly payments to 31 March next.   As to the £400 trust money remitted you on the 23rd  Novemr. I can say no more about it than I did in my Letter of the 2nd Decr. last - so when the 3 per Cent consol. are opened you will be so good as Act according to it.  I wish you many happy Years, this being the first opportunity I have had of doing it since the new one came in &     am etc    HR

Newcastle    14  Janry 1771  -  £ 236 . 0 . 0 

Twenty Days after date pay Mr William Alvey Darwin or order Two  hundred & Thirty six pounds    value in Account & place the same to Account with Sr Wr. Bt as p advice from Hen Richmond

To  Messrs Plumb & Browne Goldsmiths in Foster Lane  London                                                                                                 

To  Messrs Plumb & Browne Goldsmiths                                      Newcas.   14  Janry 1771

      in Foster Lane  London                                                                                                 

Gentlemen       I have this Day drawn a Bill on you for for Two hundred & thirty six pounds payable to Mr Willm. Alvey Darwin or Order at twenty days from the date hereof. which I desire you will accept & when paid place to Accot. with Sir Wr. Blackett Barot.       I am etc    HR

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