Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 29 Feb 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Feb 1764
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr William Alvey Darwin                           Newcas[tle]     29th Febry        1764

Grays Inn London

Sir      Inclosed is Bell Cookson & Co Bill for two hundred & twenty pounds as above; wch I send you on acco[un]t of the quarterly payments made & to be made by you in London for Sir W[alte]r Blackett before 1st April next. I desire you will place the same to Sir W[alte]r’s acco[un]t & send me by the return of the post the usual Receipt for this Remittance wch I wish I could have made sooner, but it was not practicable.

I thank you for the trouble you have had in your Inquiries about Mr Lowthian, who is now my Brother in Law. I did not design you so much of my Family Businessw without Recompence, but as you choose it so, I shall say no more only beg you will believe me ready at all times to do you any service in my power.

Last week I shipt on board the Will[ia]m & Jane. Fergus Forster Master a Net of Salmon wch I desire you will accept. I am he                                          H R

No. 11148             £220                                          Newcas[tle]     21st  Febry      1764

Thirty days after date Pay to the Order of Mr Henry Richmond Two hundred & twenty Pounds

Value received  For Bell Cookson Carr Airey & Self Jos Saint

To Messrs  Vere Glynn & Halifax                London               

Pay the contents to Mr Wm Alvey Darwin or Order    Hen[r]y    Richmond

<End[orse]d  p[ar]t 6>         

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