Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 18 Dec 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Dec 1767
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] 18th Decemr 1767


The inclosed Advertisement is sent you by Sir Walter Blacketts order to get inserted in the St James’s Chronicle and daily Gazetteer for a fortnight; and inclosed you have a List of those who subscribed in London to the Bridge. Their first payment if to be 1/3 of the Sum subscribed but if any should chuse to pay the whole, there can be no Objection to the taking it. I am obliged to Mr Midford & you for the three Guineas. It is what I did not expect and exceeds the trouble. I wish him long to enjoy his good fortune. I shall pay Mr Laidler his two Guineas when I see him. 

P.S. The Box with the Deeds of the East part of Green Leighton Estate; and a parcel directed to Messrs Widdrington and Richmond, is arrived, and I have sent the latter to my Brother 

& am etc    HR

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