Letters – Joseph Richmond to Isabella Blackett – 23 May 1731

Document Type: Letters
Date: 23 May 1731
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Isabella Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mrs Isabella Blackett			Newcastle 23d May 1731


I have before me your Lre of the 20th & am very sorry I cannot inclose you a bill for your ½ Years annuity, for bills are not to be got here at present, without a Long date & large premm, I have for sometime had your annuity in my thoughts, but assure you have not been able to meet wth a bill to Answr it, having been Oblig'd to send Money by the Carrier to Answr our other Demands, if you can draw on me at sight I shall punctually pay your bill, if you can't meet wth such Opportunity, shall send you a bill as soon as ever I can procure one, I have by this post wrote to Mr Allgood about it, who lodges at Mr Fountains in Norfolk Street, but I doubt his being able to pay you while he stays in Town wch will be no longer than the 30th, before wch please to send for his Answr, 

I am etc Jo.R.

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