Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 6 Apr 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Apr 1771
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To   Mr Darwin    Grey’s Inn                                                         Newcas.   6th   April 1771


Sir      Matters being settled about the Loan of the Four Hundred pounds, Trust money which I remitted you in Novr. last & which you then placed to my Credit in the Accot. between us, I have drawn a Bill on you dated this day & payable at Sight, as you allowed me to make it, to Messrs. Bell Cookson & Co. or Order for the said Four Hundred pounds which when paid will balance our said private Accot. and I desire you will please to pay the Bill & place the same accordingly.  I am glad we have been able to dispose of this Money this Way without troubling you about the Stocks as we had proposed & thank you nevertheless for your ready disposition to assist us.

     Inclosed I send you Bell and Cos. Bill on Glyn & Co. for three Hundred and Sixteen pounds on Accot. of the quarterly payments made and to be made by you in London for Sir Walter Blackett between 31st March last & 30th June next & desire you will place the same to his Credit & send me the usual Receipt to be a Voucher to my Accot. with him.        I am etc    HR

£316 . 0 .0 Newcastle Bank  6th   April 1771

Twenty days after date pay to the Order of Mr Henry Richmond Three Hundred and Sixteen pounds Value received For Bell Cookson Carr  Self & Saint Jno. Widdrington

Pay the Contents to Mr. William Alvey Darwin  or Order value in Acct.  HRd


To Messrs  Glyn & Hallifax London

No  34782

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