Letter – Joseph Richmond to Christopher Denton – 8 Feb 1734

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Feb 1734
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Christopher Denton
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
  • Transcription
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
To Mr Denton							Newcastle 8 Febry 1733

Dear Sir

On Thursday last Mr Greive sent to Mr Steel £168 17s 10½d being Mr Manners half of the Princip[a]l Debt due to Mr Blackett, w[hi]ch Mony Mr Clarke & Mr Steel advised me to receive, I give my Receipt for so much rec[eiv]ed of Mr Manners in part of a Debt due to Mr Blackett, w[hi]ch I did accordingly, & hope it can be no hindrance in recovering the Remainder & Costs. You have a Copy of Mr Greives L[ett]re to Mr Steel & my Receipt to Mr Manners on the other Side. Whats needfull more I conclude this Post will bring you from Mr Steel. Mr Blackett is at Wallington whence he’ll Return tomorrow to proceed in Entertaining the Comp[an]y w[hi]ch he begun with last Monday. Pray favour me with a line what Opinion you have taken on the Affair he wrote you last Tuesdays post. On the 4 inst. I drew on you for £42. 5.0. payable to Mrs Withrington 2 Days after date, w[hi]ch please to accept, & send me Mr Mansells Receipt for the £200 (p) first convenience. I am 

						Sr Yrs etc J R

1733 Febry 6th Received of Mr Manners by the hands of Mr Greive the sum of  One hundred & sixty eight pounds 17s & 10½ in part of a Debt due to Wr Blackett Esqr

Vide Mr Greives l[ett]re on the file 		 (..)

  Dove agt Blackett, Claimt debt & Costs £337.15.9

  Defendt Costs in London                  26.17.11

  Do in the Country pr Mr Steel            25. 9. 3

  Blackett agt Dove in <Caue>               8.19. 8

Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467