Letters – Joseph Richmond to Christopher Denton – 25 Mar 1732

Document Type: Letters
Date: 25 Mar 1732
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Christopher Denton
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Denton				Newcastle 25th March 1732


I doubt you think me slack in sending you a bill to Answer Captn Midfords receipts, I do assure you have not been able to get Bills for that Value since the Receipt of yours, but I am promised a bill for 200 pounds next week, & as I wrote you before you may depend on the first bill I can get, I send you above two bills for forty one pounds, the bill for twenty one p[ound]s Mr Allgood requests you'l deliver to Jos. <Laudon> Coachman to Sr Wm Young, who will attend you on Receipt of a penny post Lre  & for w[hi]ch Mr Allgood desires you will take a Receipt  for so much he rece[ive]d of Mr Whitfield, The other bill for £20 is a present from Mr Blackett to Comodore Midford, who will Imediatly call on you for it, please to take his Receipt as rece[ive]d of Mr Blackett by my hand, & send it me in your next Lre , I don't find that Mr Steel has yet got the Affair settled about Fenwick Lamberts House for R[ichard]d Wall who is the Executor of the Surviving Trustee, makes some scruple of assigning the Term, tho[ugh] I find no Reason given for it but because he won't if the matter can't be accomplish'd by fair means Mr Allgood & Mr Clark will agree to pay £300 on Mr Bulls executing the writings, & the rest to be paid when the Term is assigned, for w[hi]ch I presume a Bond must be drawn accordingly, I have not seen Mr Steel these three days past but will call on him this afternoon in order to see what is to be done herein, Mr Clark bids me acquaint you that for the future they will Insist on a certificate that Captn Midford is liveing before they'l make any further paymt of his Annuity after Candlemas last. I am etc J.R.

Sir,					Newcastle 25th March 1732 

Ten days after date pay to Mr Jos[eph] Richmond or his order twenty one pounds, value reced as advis'd, by Abr[aha]m Dixon

to Mr J[oh]n Still Merch[an]t in Mark Lane, London

Sir,					Newcastle 25th March 1732 

Ten days after date pay to Mr Joseph Richmond or his order Twenty pounds, value reced as advis'd by Abrm Dixon

To Mr Jn Still Mercht in Mark Lane London

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