Letters – Joseph Richmond to Christopher Denton – 27 Feb 1732

Document Type: Letters
Date: 27 Feb 1732
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Christopher Denton
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Denton				Newcastle the 27th Febr[uar]y 1731/2

Sir, I have rece[ive]d yours of the 22nd w[i]th your Bill on Mr Ward for 10 guin[ea]s  & Capt. Midfords bill for £200 the value of w[hi]ch I shall remit you w[i]th all possible expedition, but trade not being yet sett in, & therefore no good Bills to be got at par, I doubt you must have a  little patience, but you may depend on the first returns I can procure, The £400 w[hi]ch will remain of L[or]d Jerseys  money is design'd for the purchase of Fenw[ic]k Lamberts House w[hi]ch Mr Blackett has bought of Mr <Bull>, of w[hi]ch I find Mr Steel has sent you up the Writings but there's a term to be assigned by R[ichar]d Wall of your place to make good the Title w[hi]ch Mr Steel must get done before the money can be paid, of w[hi]ch you will have notice from Mr Clark when done to satisfaction, I am etc   J.R.

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