Letter – Joseph Richmond to Lancelot Allgood – 23 Feb 1731

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Feb 1731
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Lancelot Allgood
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr. Allgood                                                          Newcastle 23d. Febry. 1730,


      Inclosed are three Bills on Mr. Peter Cavalier for the Sum of two Hundred & forty six pounds 8s. & 2d wch. I shall Debit you for on the Trust Accot. & wch. I desire you’ll please to own the Receipt of.

      I have this day sold Mr. Ald[erma]m Ridley 1000 ps Lead at £14.7.6 to be all shipt before the 20 Aprl., wch. he is by Contract to pay for in bills at 30 days as he ships it 

      I am told it was talked at the Mayors on Sundy last that Mr. Blackett has gained something very considerable for dropping Kenton , but not so much as some, who pretend to see into futurity, look upon an <Equi…>

      I am  JR

Newcastle Febry the 5th. 1730 for 150. 0. 0.

To  Thirty days after date of this my only Bill of Exchange Please pay to Mr. Wm. Hodgson  or Order, One Hundred & fifty pounds Sterling for Value recd & place it to accot. as per advise from, Richard Hodgson

To Mr. Peter Cavalier in London

Wm. Hodgson

Jos Richmond endors’d

Do. Bill  on Do. as above      for £ 26. 8. 2

Do. Bill  on Do. as above      for £ 70. 0. 0

                                   £246. 8. 2 

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