Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 2 Nov 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Nov 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To    Mr Darwin   Greys Inn  London                                           Newcas.   2nd Novr.  1771

Sir      I hope this will find you seated again in your Chambers in Greys Inn, with Health sufficient at least till another long vacation.

       Inclosed is Bell Cookson & Cos. Bill on Glynn & Hallifax for One hundred & Seventy pounds payable at 20 days from this day which I have endorsed to You and intend for the quarterly payments you are to make for Sir Walter Blackett to 31st Decem [be]r next  -  so desire you will place the same to his Acco[un]t & send me the usual receipt for it.  I see by your Letter of 23 July last that the last quarters remittance was £17 . 10s . 0d more than necessary, so have abated it in this remittance as I shall have occasion for Money for the Lead Mine pays next Month.  

     You will please to remember to pay Mr Wallace his General Retainer for the present Year as I desired in my Letter of 6th August.

      I wonder what my Brother is doing so long in London  I hope something to the purpose  -  for he is losing Business here.  he had a Chancery Suit to conduct for the Lords of Winlaton against Mr Silvertop; which was put into his hands about two Years ago & no bill being filed yet, they have this day had a Meeting & employed Mr Jno. Wright of this Town as their Attorney in the Cause.                    I am etc    HR

£170 .  . Newcastle Bank  2nd Novr.  1771

Twenty  days after date pay to the Order of Mr Hen[r]y Richmond One hundred & Seventy pounds Value received For Bell Cookson Carr  Self & Saint Jno. Widdrington

Pay the Contents to Mr William Alvey Darwin or Order value in Acct.  Hen Richmond

To  Messrs Glyn & Hallifax London                            

No  35980                              

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