Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 22 Aug 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Aug 1767
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] 22d Augst 1767


Inclosed are two bills, one for two hundred & twenty pounds on Acco[un]t of the quarterly payments made or to be made by you in London for Sir Wr Blackett between 30th June last & 30th Septemr next and I desire you will place the Same to his Acco[un]t and send me a receipt as usual to be a Voucher to my Acco[un]t with him. The other Bill is to enable you to pay Viner & Glover’s & also Sambrooke’s intrest of their Mortgage on Kenton due 27th of next month and in the meantime you will please to place it to my Credit in our new Acco[un]t and advise me of the receipt of it – to the same Acco[un]t you will also please to carry the Two pounds ten shillings & Eight pence which is the balance of our old Acco[un]t; a duplicate of which I have signed and do return you herewith inclosed.

I shall send you under another Cover by this post the Draught of the Articles of Agreement for the purchase of Hexham East Ferry boat.

Sir Walter desires you will do every Thing you can to forward the Conveyance of Kenton against the 18th Novemr next, & adjust with Mr Banks the several Matters mentioned in your last Letter to me. P.S. I find I cannot send you the Draught of the Articles about the Ferry boat as I mentioned above. I have seen Mr Ord about it, but Sir Walter is gone out of Town so the matter must remain till I have further directions from Sr Walter. I am etc    HR

Newcastle 22d Augst 1767  £220.0.0

Twenty days after date pay Mr William Alvey Darwin or Order The Sum of Two hundred & twenty pounds value received & place the same to Acco[un]t as by Advice from 

Henry Richmond

To Messrs Plumb & Browne Goldsmiths in Foster Lane London

Newcastle 22d Augst 1767 £280.0.0

Thirty days after date pay to Mr William Alvey Darwin or order the sum of Two hundred & Eighty pounds value received & place the same to Acco[un]t as by Advice from 

Henry Richmond

To Messrs Plumb & Browne Goldsmiths in Foster Lane London

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