Letter – Henry Richmond to William Robson – 28 Sep 1764

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Sep 1764
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Robson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr William Robson at                                 Newcas[tle] 28th Sept 1764


Sir    Inclosed I return you Mr Douglas’s Letter; I had one from him to the same purpose & answered it by the return of the post, that I never concern myself with shipping Lead, but only sell it to the Merchants in the Town. I told Mr Douglas so last year and that if he ever wanted any of Sir Walter’s Lead he must employ some merchant here to buy it. Accordingly he employed Messrs Surtees & Burdon last year and he must do so again or he cannot have it. I am etc       H  Ric 

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