Letter – Joseph Richmond to Robert Armstrong – 17 Jan 1729

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Jan 1729
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Robert Armstrong
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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Newcastle 17 January 1728.9

For Mr Robt Armstrong at Coalcleugh

I rec’d yours pr Tho. Craig and shall observe the contents. What I have now to desire is that Xtimas acct may be forewarded as much as in your power that I may if possible have them at Candlemas without which I cannot compleat some accts I am required to draw out and pray let me have sent therewith an acct of what oar may be computed to be lying at Coalcleugh the 31st Dec with the charge that may reasonably be supposed will be allowed the same overwhat is included in the quarter acct. Pray let me also have an estimate of the value of wood deales ropes etc remaining unused the 31 Dec as near as you can compute the same in order to my knowing the real stock then remain’d of the Grove & from them framing an acct of the profits ariseing last year. Tom Craig being in haste can’t now write to your brother to observe the same for Allenheads so pray do you give my service to him & show him or deliver him that letter wch I write in general to you both & expect you will observe it accordingly. With the wishes of the season to your brother & self remain  etc. JR

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