Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 18 Jan 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Jan 1769
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] 18 January 1769


I have your Letter of the 14th instant inclosing me two receipts the one for Twenty one pounds for Mrs Sorsbies Years Allowance from Sr Wr Blackett due Chr[ist]mas last and the other for the like Sum for a years Allowance due Micha[elma]s last to the representatives of Mrs Ann Eden dec[eas]ed both w[hi]ch sums I have given you Credit for.

Inclosed is Bell Cookson & Cos bill on Glyn & Hallifax for two hundred pounds, at 25 days dated 20th instant which I send you on Acco[un]t of the quarterly payments for Sr Walter to 31 March next and desire you will let me have the usual receipt for it to be a voucher to my Account with him. The drawers desire the bill may not be presented till after the 23d as they will not advise of it till Fryday.

‘Tis odd there should be not express Words in the Conveyance of Rothley from Ld Eure to pass the Tithes thereof; but I am glad you think the general words in that deed will be deemed to have conveyed them. I hope you have received the Hexham Ferry boat deeds safe & am etc    HR

£200  Newcastle Bank 20th January 1769

Twenty five Days after Date pay to the order of Mr Henry Richmond Two hundred pounds value received.

For Bell Cookson Carr Airey & Self    Jos Saint

Pay the Contents to Mr Wm Alvey Darwin or order value in Acco[un]t Hen Richmond

To Messrs Glyn & Hallifax London No 23383

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