Letter – Joseph Richmond to Edward Blackett – 30 Sep 1728

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Sep 1728
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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      Newcastle 30 Sept 1728

Sir Edwd Blackett Barrt at Hexham

Hon’d Sir

On the melancholy Occation of Sr Wm Blackett’s Death I am Directed by the Trustees to Acquaint you that they have Order’d five yards & 1/2 superfine Cloth for your morning [sic] wch will be Deliver’d to your Order by Mr Wm Ainsley Clothier in this Towne if you please to accept thereof, or if it will be more Convenient to take it off any where Else it will be paid for; The Funerall is Intended to be solemnize’d on Munday the 7th Oct when your Company is Desired as a Close Mourner

I am yrs &c J.R.

The Same Writt to Mr Wm Davison & Mr Thos Davison
From first page in original ledger held at British Library Add MS 27,420, and not included in copy held in Northumberland Archives

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