Letters – Joseph Richmond to John Bacon – 2 Apr 1731

Document Type: Letters
Date: 2 Apr 1731
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: John Bacon
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr. Bacon                           Newcastle April 2nd 1731


      Inclosed is your account for the two last years, which I hope you will find right, when you please to give me Liberty I shall draw on you for the Ballance.

      Mr Isaacson, late Collect[o]r here, was with me yesterday about taking a Tack of Pikestone grive, in which he & some other gentlemen have a mind to make a bold Venture, he has offered ΒΌ oar in kind or 13s a Bing to be accountable to the Rector of Wolsingham for the Tythe which is the utmost I can yet bring him to, I shall be at Allenheads or Newhouse all the nest week, where should be glad to receive your thoughts & directions, whether, & in what manner to treat with him further on this affair. I am     JR 

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