Letters – Joseph Richmond to Cook & Abell – 11 Apr 1732

Document Type: Letters
Date: 11 Apr 1732
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Cook & Abell
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Messrs Cook & Abell		Newcastle the 11 Apl 1732


      I have this day drawn on you for the sum of one hundred & forty pounds in 2 Bills as b[e]low, of w[hi]ch I doubt not the due paym[en]t, In my Lre  of the 22d Febry I desired to know whether you would agree to give 5s.9d pr oz. Certain for what silver I shall send you this Year, to w[hi]ch Mr Abell in his Lre  of the 4th past only answers that he doubts not but you will always exceed our Newcastle Markett.

	We are so desirous Gentn to deal wth you that provided you will give as much as our Silver Smiths, we will in the generale give you the preference, tho[ugh] upon some particular Occasions we may be oblig'd to …. them, They have been most of them with me lately, & am assured will give 5s81/2d if not 5s9d but I have deferred making any agreemt wth them, being desirous in the first place of haveing your possitive Answer, I am etc J.R. 

At 25 days to Mrs Isabella Blackett or order £100

Do to Mr Fran[cis] Yarborough or order       £ 40 


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