Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 8 May 1767

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 May 1767
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Willm Alvey Darwin Greys Inn London                                          Newcastle 8 May 1767


Inclosed herewith are two bills for £895 as above. The first is to pay Mr Savage’s half year’s int[e]r[es]t due 6th inst on his Mortgage on Wallington & in the mean time to be placed to my acco[un]t & you will please to advise me accordingly. the other bill for £400 I send you on acco[un]t of the quarterly payments made & to be made by you in London for Sir Wr Blackett & to be placed to his acco[un]t & for it you will be so good as send me the usual receipt, to be a voucher to my acco[un]t with him. As to Green Leighton – Mr Wray will find Sir Wr a particular of it in a post or two such a one as I hope will answer your purpose - but we have no survey of it & therefore cannot be accurate & I suppose you are too much streightned for time to allow him to make one now. I shewed Mr Richd Brown, Ex[ecu]tor of Mr W Robson the acco[un]t you sent me & left it with him for Examina[tion] but kept the voucher - he says he will search for those you mention to have been sent on the 1st Febr[ua]ry 1766 & will call upon me soon.  I am etc        HR

£495                                                                                               Newcastle Bank 28th April 1767

Thirty days after date pay to the order of Mr Henry Richmond Four hundred & ninety five pounds value received.For Bell Cookson Cass Airey & Self  Jos Saint

Endorsed to wit pay the contents to Mr Wm Alvey Darwin or order value in Acco[un]t 

Hen R[ichmond]

To Messrs Glyn & Hallifax London

No 20142

                                                                                                           Newcastle 8 May 1767  £400

Twenty days after date pay Mr William Alvey Darwin or Order the sum of Four hundred pounds value in Acco[un]t & place the same to Acco[un]t as by advice from Hen Richmond

To Messrs Plumb & Browne Goldsmiths in Foster Lane London

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