Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 17 Jun 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Jun 1768
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Darwin Grey’s Inn London                                                        Newca[stle] 17th June 1768


Inclosed is my bill on Plumb & Browne for Sixty two pounds ten Shillings payable to you or order Twenty days after this date which I desire you will, for the present, place to my Acco[un]t and advise the receipt of. It is to enable you to pay Mr Walter Trevelyan his qua[rte]rs rent chrge due 24th instt which he writes me he will draw upon you for & that he may do so properly I have sent him the form of a bill & the Letter of Advice.

Sir Walter desires you will let me know whether you intend coming to Newcastle this Vacation.

I have asked Mr Greenwell thrice for Roger Crosby’s Money but he makes a Demur about the Land tax: tho’ I believe he will pay it at last. P.S. You may endorse Mr Trevelyan’s bill to me in these words – Rec[eiv]ed the Contents of the within bill of Sr Wr Blackett by Hen Richmond for a qua[rte]rs rent charge I paid Mr Trevelyan & due 24th instt & then on your sending it me I will give you Credit for it. I am etc    HR

Newcastle 17th June 1768   £62. 10. 0

Twenty days after Date pay Mr Willm Alvey Darwin or Order Sixty two pounds ten shillings value in Acco[un]t & place the same to Acco[un]t as by Advice from Hen Richmond

To Messrs Plumb & Browne Goldsmiths Foster Lane London

To Messrs Plumb & Browne Goldsmiths                                             Newca[stle] 17th June 1768

Foster Lane London


I have drawn a bill on you for Sixty two pounds ten Shillings payable to Mr William Alvey Darwin or order twenty days after this date; which I desire you will accept & when paid place to Acco[un]t with Sir Walter Blackett Baro[ne]t as usual. I am etc      HR

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