Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 21 Apr 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Apr 1770
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Darwin    Greys Inn  London                                    Newcas.  21 April 1770

Sir            Inclosed herewith is my bill on Plumb & Browne for Three hundred & fifteen pounds payable at 20 days from this date; wch. I send you on Acct. of the quarterly payments you have to make for Sir Wr. Blackett between 31 March last & 30 June next & desire you will send me a receipt for the same to be a Voucher to my Acct. with him & that you will express it in the usual form.

     This morning I received the Lease & Release of the freehold part of Woodcroft Estate & the Surrender of the Copyhold part executed by Sir Walter and have given notice to Mr. Wards Attorney: & hope there will be no delay in the payment of the Money.

      If Sir Walter is set out today for Dover, as some Letters from London by this post say he would do, here is very bad weather & an unfavourable Wind for him; but he wrote me he would not set out till Monday.    I am etc    HR

Newcas  21 April   1770   £315 . 0 . 0

Twenty days after date pay to Mr William Alvey Darwin or Order The Sum of Three hundred & fifteen pounds value in Acct. & place the same to Acct. with Sir Wr. Bt. as per advice from Hen. Richmond  

To Messrs. Plumb & Browne  Goldsmiths in Foster Lane  London

To Messrs Plumb & Browne  Goldsmiths                    Newcas.  21 April 1770

   in Foster Lane  London

Gentlemen                      I have drawn a Bill on you for Three hundred & fifteen pounds  payable to Mr Wm. Alvey Darwin or Order Twenty days after the date hereof, which I desire you will accept & when paid place to Acct. as usual with Sir Wr. Blacketts Acct.         I am etc    HR

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