Letter – Henry Richmond to William Nowell – 7 Aug 1766

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Aug 1766
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Nowell
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To The Rev[eren]d Mr Noel at Wolsingham                                 Newcas[tle] 7th Aug[u]st 1766

Sir                Mr Peart says you bid him tell me that an acquaintance of yours in Liverpool would be glad to establish a correspondence, about the Lead Trade, with anybody in Newcastle; and that you desired to know if this would be of use to me. I am obliged to you for the enquiry and if your friend will write to me, I will give him an answer: tho’ I do not think, from the situation of the two ports, that the correspondence can be of much use to either of us. I should be glad to know whether your friend is a Buyer or a Seller of Lead; & am etc          HR

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