Letter – Joseph Richmond to Christopher Denton – 12 Mar 1734

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Mar 1734
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Christopher Denton
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Denton							Newcastle Mar 12 1733

Dr Sr   Inclosed is a Copy of Mr Blacketts Bill signed by him. Wee can meet with no opportunity of sending the other copy by a Person that sees Mr Blackett sign it, & Mr Clarke thinks theres no necessity of sending a messenger on purpose if you have any Reason to think it will be required one may be sent away by the Return of the Post. I fancy the Serv[an]t that bro[ugh]t up the petition is coming home. If not, pray dispatch him as soon as you have done with him. Mr Blackett bides me let you know that he hears theres  a Danish ship lost on the Irish coast & that the Cargo w[hi]ch was of great value having been stole & embezelled by the Country People, the proprietors are applying to the Gov[ernmen]t for satisfaction. He therefore desires you’l enquire into the Fact, & if true, that you’l advise what steps he is to take in applying for his Debt due (for) the king of  Denmark, since this may be a fair opportunity for him to (renew) the Application made on that Acco[un]t from time to time by the two last Sr William Blacketts. I am

					Yr   J R

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