Letter – Joseph Richmond to John Armstrong – 8 Oct 1728

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Oct 1728
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: John Armstrong
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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Newcastle 8 Oct 1728

To Mr Jno Armstrong at Allanheads

Sir, since I saw you have considered that it will be expedient to have the groves revied [sic] with the utmost expedition & the new Bargains let that the people do not lay off works, I have talked with your Brothr who says you may be ready on Thursday next & accordingly have fixed upon that day if you give me no Reason before that time against it if I should not come up then let it be no stop to your proceeding in letting the Bargains  I am yrs &c J R

PS If I come not up you must send me an exact copy of the Bargains Mr Dixon sells his Dantsick Pyne at 7s w[hi]ch I am certain is much cheaper including the carriage than you can buy it for in Hexham

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