Letter – Joseph Richmond to Lancelot Allgood – 6 Nov 1730

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Nov 1730
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Lancelot Allgood
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Lancelot Allgood Esqr at Bath		Newcastle 6th Nov 1730


      My last brought you Mr Cooks acct as it stands with me, since wch have recd a Lre from Mr denton telling me that Mr Clark received £200 in Nov last, if that is all he has received on the new Accot there must be still in Mr Cooks hands £485 2s 0 ¾ d. Mr Cooks writes me he is ready to pay at sight the balance on his hands but does not own how much it is. I have therefore by this Post wrote Mr Denton to wait on him & to signifie to you what sum you may draw for. I intended by this Post to have sent you a Remittance but cannot get any good Bills without a large premium, I have not yet seen your Bro[the]r nor can mr Gary yet tell me when I shall get Sr Williamsons money. As soon as Mr Wilkinson makes the award & that I can credit my self for Mr herons money, shall send you your Accot & order the balance as you desire 

      I am &c JR

PS nothing further offers from Mr Howard. Mr Robt Sorsbie was the 2nd Day after Mr Coulsons funeral elected alderman to the strengthening a certain Interest

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