Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 14 May 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 May 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr William Alvey Darwin                  Newcastle 14th May 1765

Greys Inn London     

Sir        Inclosed are two bills, as above; the former, for Four hundred pounds, I send you by Sir Walter Blackett’s directions; to be placed to his Account and applied as he shall order: and you will advise me of it accordingly. The other bill, for three hundred pounds, is on acco[un]t of the quarterly payments between 1st April and 1st July; and I desire you will send me the usual receipt for It & place it also to his account. I am etc    Hen Richmond.

£400.0.0    Newcastle 13 May 1765

Thirty days after date pay to Mr Henry Richmond or his order Four hundred pounds Value received, as advised by           Wm Clayton

To Mr Robert Machell Merchant In London               


Pay the Contents to Mr William Alvey Darwin or Order Value in Account     Hen Richmond

 £300.0.0          Newcastle    13 May 1765

Forty days after date pay to Mr Henry Richmond or his order Three hundred pounds, Value received, as advised by  Wm Clayton

To Messrs Tho[mas] Bagshaw & son Merchants in London     


Pay the contents to Mr Wm Alvey Darwin or order Value in account Hen Richmond

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