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To Mr Allgood Newcastle 17 Novr 1730 I have by this post sent Mrs Isab Blackett a Bill for her half years annuity due 24 instant. My last bro[ugh]t you two Bills for £112 6s8d, & you have here inclos’d three bills for the sum of two hundred & eighty four pounds 11s 8d wch I could not procure before this post without paying ½ pr cent. Your account now stands as on the other side. Your Bro[the]r was in Town this morning & says will pay me £200 on your accot in ten days time, I hear nothing from Mr Howard nor abt Sr Wm Williamstons interest. On Saturday I sent your Box by Cave the London Carrier & saw it carefully packt. Mr Wilkinson is upon finishing his award, Wee have had a vast Deal of fending & proveing in the affair but after all I find it will end in the following manner. That the whole Ball (abateing what mistakes have been found in the account) am[ount]s to £2665 odd. Be paid in or before Ladyday next if not then pd to carry intrest at five pr cent till the 1st Augt 1731 in wch above nam’d sum, there is allow;d sixty pounds to Adderton, Lowden, Smith & Mowbray towards the charges they have been at in Common Law’s Chancery. Mr waters gives his service & desires you wont present their Bill on Mr Jno Wilkinson inclos’d, till after the next Post, before wch he says he can’t advise of it. Mr Blackett is gone to see his Estate in the North, I hear nothing when he designs for the south, I believeit will be in about a months time. With my most hble service to Mrs. Allgood I am &c JR Newcastle 17 Novr 1730 Thirty Days after date pay to Mr Jos. Richmond or order One Hundred pounds Sterling the Value received ps place it to Accot as by advice from Fenwick & Waters To Mr Jno Wilkinson Mercht in St Mary Ax London Newcastle Novr 13 1730 Sr, Thirty Days after date pay to Mr Joseph Richmond or order One Hundred pounds Sterling Value in rect and place it as advised by H: Reay To James Creed Esq. Mercht in London Yarmouth Novr 9 1730 Sr, At Twenty Days after date pay to Andrew Bracy Esqr or order Eighty four pounds Eleven shillings and eight pence Value recd as pr advised by Charles <Selpys> Endorsed by Mr Cha. Atkinson To Mr Jos Ayliffe & Comy. Soap makers in Bread Street London
Sir James Creed (c. 1695-1762) was a London lead merchant, politician, and director of the East India Company. He was also a white lead manufacturer in the 1740s.