Letter – Joseph Richmond to Lancelot Allgood – 29 Apr 1730

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Apr 1730
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Lancelot Allgood
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Allgood 		Newcastle 29 Aprl  1730

Sr, I own the receipt of yours pr Jonathan with the sum of £200 wch will be placed to your Acct. Mr Howard is not in Town but is expected this Evening, when I shall deliver him your Letter & require his answer. By last post I returned Mrs Blackett’s half year annuity in a bill payable at three days sight; & by the next post shall return Mr Clark’s bill to answr Lady Barbrys annuity. Pray what shall I do with Tho: Robson of Sunderland who still persists in his Resolution of paying only £20 for his Debt of £34 alledging the rest was expended on the last Elec[ti]on in Sr Wms service, & yet will not do any accot of the particulars. There is also a Debt standing out from Wm Reed of £45 to balance his accot which he says he’s ready to pay, provided he has allowed him the following articles which he says he is in Disburs by your Order, please to signify wether I must allow the same. Jonathan Maughan was wth me yesterday about Redburn rent he says he will shortly settle it with you. I received £20 of him the 20th Decembr in part thereof ….	I am	Sr	yours &c 	JR

To Ball of a bill paid the Bricklayrs	7	11	2

<heat> given the house Cepenters	4	12	8

				        £ 12	  3	10

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