Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 21 Oct 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Oct 1768
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Darwin Grays Inn London                                                       Newca[stle] 21st Octor 1768


Inclosed you have two bills as above, for Seventeen hundred pounds to enable you to pay Sir Wr Blacketts bond to Mrs Idle’s representatives. I desire you will place them to his Acco[un]t and that you will advise me, by the return of the post, that you have received them for the purpose of paying the said bond and that you have in the mean time placed them to Sir Walter’s Acco[un]t. I am etc    HR

£700 – Newcastle the 17th Octor 1768

Fourteen Days after date pay to the order of Mr Henry Richmond Seven hundred pounds & place the same to Acco[un]t as by Advice – Wm Peareth jr.

Endorsed pay the Contents to Mr Wm Alvey Darwin or order value in Acco[un]t  H. Richmond

To Mr John Harbottle in Howford Court FenChurch Street London

Newcastle 21st Octor 1768 £1000.0.0

Twelve days after date pay Mr Wm Alvey Darwin or order the Sum of One Thousand pounds value in Acco[un]t and place the same to Acco[un]t with Sr Wr Bt as p[er] advice from

Hen Richmond

To Messrs Plumb & Browne Goldsmiths Foster Lane London

To Messrs Plumb & Browne Goldsmiths Foster Lane London            Newca[stle] 21 Octor 1768


I have this day drawn a Bill upon You for one Thousand pounds payable to Mr William Alvey Darwin or order Twelve days after this date which I desire you will accept and when paid place to Acco[un]t with Sir Wr Blackett Baro[ne]t. I am etc    HR

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