Letters – Joseph Richmond to John Armstrong – 25 Apr 1732

Document Type: Letters
Date: 25 Apr 1732
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: John Armstrong
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Armstrong			Newcastle 28 April 1732

Tho[ma]s Phillips the Bearer says he's turned of work without any Reason given him for it, and y[ou]r having above 10<£> due to him desires it may be paid, I think its a reflection upon the Family to turn away men off work without paying him his wages , therefore desires you'l deliver him a due paper sign'd that I may pay him whats due, Harry Dodds & J[oh]n Hardy & brought their due papers upon the Credit of w[hi]ch I advanced them two guin[ea]s each. 

I am etc  J.R.

[marginal note: I send off because he voted for <Grindley>]

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