Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 23 Feb 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Feb 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Darwin Greys Inn London                                                  Newcastle 23d Febr[uar]y 1767


Inclosed are two bills as above. The bill for two hundred and Eighty three pounds two shillings & nine pence is to pay Messrs Viner & Glover & Mrs Lambroke’s Ex[ecu]to[r]s their 1/2 y[ea]rs int[e]r[es]t on Kenton due 27th of next  Month and yourself for the Candles you sent me (for which I thank you) so you will place it to my Acco[un]t and advise the receipt of it. The other bill for three hundred and twenty pounds is for the quarterly payments made and to be made by you in London on S[i]r Wr Blacketts Acco[un]t between 31st Decem[be]r last & 31st March next; and I desire you will send me a receipt for it accordingly.

I wrote to Mr Johnson, as you desired, pressing for his bill; but have not been favour’d with an Answer yet. If I do not receive one in a post or two I shall send a person over to him about it! I am etc      HR

                                                                                           Newcastle 7th  February 1767 £283. 2. 9

Forty days after date pay Mr Henry Richmond or Order two hundred Eighty three pounds two shillings & nine pence the value in acco[un]t with Sir Walter Blackett place the same to Acco[un]t as by advice from  Jonathan Sorsbie

Endorsed pay the Contents to Mr William Alvey Darwin or order, value in acco[un]t  

Hen Richmond 

To Messrs Freeman & Stainbanks in London

                                                                                       Newcastle 20th Febr[uar]y 1767 £320. 0. 0

Thirty Days after date pay Mr William Alvey Darwin or order the sum of three hundred & twenty pounds value in Acco[un]t & place the same to acco[un]t by advice from Hen Richmond

To Messrs Plumb & Browne Goldsmiths in Foster Lane London

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