Letter – Joseph Richmond to Richard Cook – 30 Jan 1730

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Jan 1730
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Richard Cook
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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to Mr Richd Cook					Newcastle 30 Janry 1729

Sr, I have this day sent by Crabtree the London carrier a Box of wrought Plate directed for you belonging to Walter Blackett Esq wch I request you’l please to send for for to the Carriers Inn on Saturday the Saturday the 14 Feby & take care of it, till you see Mr Blackett or have his directions concerning it, the Box being of great value. I beg your particular care & desire you’l let me know when it comes to hand. Iam Sr J. Richmd

The carriage is paid.

Particular acct of the plate sent Mr Blackett to London 30 January 1729 	

                       <Britas>  Sterl  <A.N.>

                           Oz     oz     oz

Old teapot                        22 ¾ 	

2 old porringers                  15 ½	

A punch bowl & Mounteff    87 ½		

Decanter                          28	

11 old forks                      15 ½ 	

<..> old casters           16		

A punch bowl & Mounteff    66 ¾ 		

2 large salvers                   79 0/4  	

3 small salvers                   46 ¼ 	

Caudle Cup, cover & server 55		

Caudle cup                        27 ½ 	

An old tankard             22 ½ 		

4 table rings                             67

2 large dishes                   160	

A large soop disk          69		

2 peper boxes                              5

A large tankard won at Leith      76 ¾ 	

A large caudle cup & cover        81 ½ 	

A large caudle cup & cover        54 ½ 	

A tankard                         26 ½ 	

                          316 ¾  634 ½    72


 316 ¾  Brit at 5s 8d

 634 ½  Sterl at 5s 6d

  72    NR abt 5.0 but uncertain

1623 ¼


An acct of the Plate remaining at Newcastle & Wallington 30 Janry 1729

19 dishes

2 soop dishes

8 large plates

6 dozen plates

A Ring for the table

2 candles sticks

2 porringers

10 old spoons

A Punch abowl & strainer

5 tankards

4 salts

A pair of snuffers & extinguisher

A large Chamberpot

2 Gill mugs

12 spoons

Gold cup

Large punch bowl, won at York

A small Punch bowl a Ladle

Coffee Pot

2 decanters


Packtup by the Butler for London

2 cases knives & forks

4 candle sticks snuffers & pan

4 salts 3 casters 2 salvers 2 porringers

2 tankards & a soop Ladle

Punch bowl & Ladle for Sr Walter

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