Letter – Joseph Richmond to Walter Blackett – 3 Apr 1730

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Apr 1730
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Walter Blackett Esq. 		Aprl 3d 1730

Hond Sr, Sr John Swinburns Stwed would not allow Finlay to go to Wallington, having, as he tells Wm Robson, no orders from Sr John for so doing, wee are making a trial in Smith’s field wch is so promising that I hope wee shall have no occasion for his advise. Tomorrow shall put the old harpsichord on board the Wye Indian, Capt. Whitfield, for London, who as soon as he arrives will order it to the Dog tavern in Billingsgate, who ever calls for it need pay nothing for the freight, Wm. Robson writes that the Bay mare at Wallington is not with foal & desires your directions, whether she must be served this season & wth what horse, 	I am &c  JR

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