Letter – Joseph Richmond to Walter Blackett – 24 Oct 1760

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Oct 1760
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Sir Wr Blackett Bt                                                                             Newca 24 Oct 1760

Honr Sir 

Dr Robinson writes that the £600 is now ready in Newca bank notes and desires to have a bond filled up for the £2200 when he will deliver up your two bonds for £1000 and £400£ and your note for 200£. You will be pleased to let Mr Pashley fill up a bond, and indorse up it that it is agreed between you and the Dr that the money is not to be called for nor paid in under 12 months notice, agreable to the Dr's desire you can then if you please call upon the Dr as you come to Newcastle and settle matters. Below you have an account of what intrst will be due on the £1600 to the 27th inst, when the bond should bear date, wch intrst the Dr should give you a receipt for. I am etc. JR 

Intrt on £1400 from 27 Aug to 27 Oct  £ 9  7s 0d

        on £200 from 4 Feb to do      £ 5 16s 6d

                                      £15  3s 6d

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