Letters – Joseph Richmond to Christopher Denton – 28 Apr 1733

Document Type: Letters
Date: 28 Apr 1733
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Christopher Denton
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Denton                                                   Newcastle 28 April 1733


      I received yours of the 24th I shall answer you[r] bill on me at three days sight, & am content that you apply the money in payment of Cap[tai]n Midfords annuity, whose Certificate & Receipt with Mrs Isab: Blacketts Receipt I desire you’l send me.

      Inclos’d is a copy of Mr Harrisons bond for £89 with the Int[erest] brought down to this time, if you can’t get it put in some way of paym[en]t when the purchase money for Kenton is divided, I doubt it will be lost, Mr. Allgood sent this day by the Carrier a box of writings directed for you, in which Box is a lease inclos’d to Mr Blackett pray ask him before he go out of the Town to whom he will have it delivered, & advise me of the Receipt. The pretended Annuity due to Story out of Sweethope, & Hawick was tried at the Assizees in Northumberland 1708, as appears by Mr Jno. Ords note of charges just now sent me by Mr Wilkinson in which is an article £2.0s.8d for Entering a judgement about Sweethope etc. Cook & Story Mich[aelm]as 7 A[nn]e. This I hope will clear up that Affair & am JR 

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