Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 18 Oct 1765

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Oct 1765
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr William Alvery Darwin                                         Newcas[tle] 18th Octo[be]r 1765

Greys Inn London

Sir             Inclosed is W[ilia]m Clayton’s bill on Robert Machell for Four hundred pounds and mine on Plumb & Browne for one hundred and fifty eight pounds ten shillings; - which two bills I send you on Account of the payments made and to be made by you in London for S[ir] W[alte]r Blackett between 30th June last & 31 Decem[be]r next and I desire you will place the same to his Account and send me the usual sort of receipt for these bills to be a voucher to my Account with him. I am etc  Hen Richmond

£400.0s.0d   Newcastle 21st September 1765

Forty days after date pay to Mr Henry Richmond or his order Four hundred pounds value received, and place it to Account as advised by    W[ilia]m Clayton

To Mr Robert Machell Merch[an]t In London   


Pay the contents to Mr Will[ia]m Alvey Darwin or order value in Account     Hen Richmond

Newcastle 18th Octo[be]r 1765  £158.10.0

Twenty days after date pay Mr William Alvey Darwin or order the sum of one hundred & fifty eight pounds ten shillings value in Account & place the same to Account as p[er] advice from 

Hen Richmond

To Messrs Plumb & Browne Goldsmiths in Fosters Lane London

To Messrs Plumb & Browne                                                   Newcas[tle] 18th Octo[be]r 1765

Goldsmiths in Foster Lane London

Gentlemen   I have drawn a bill on you for one hundred and fifty eight pounds ten shillings dated this day & payable to Mr William Alvey Darwin or Order at twenty days; which I desire you will accept, and when paid place to Account with Sir Walter Blackett. I am etc

                                                                                                                           Hen Richmond 

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