Letters – Joseph Richmond to Peter Walker – 26 Jun 1731

Document Type: Letters
Date: 26 Jun 1731
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Peter Walker
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Peter Walker at the three Cranes 

in Thames Street London	            		Newcastle 26th June 1731

Dear Sr, 

I own the Favour of your Lre of the 13th ult. Ordering seven pieces of Druggets to be sent you, but those goods having been of late in any Demand here, are quite laid aside, & my old Chapman says, are not to be had without sending purposely to have them made, wch would occasion their coming much dearer than the last parcell I sent you, I therefore send you (above) a bill for £5.2s.8¼d of your money remaining in my hand, wch please to acknowledge the receipt of in full of all accots except your Book wch I shall return you pr first opportunity, in the meantime you'l accept of my thanks for the Loan of it, & I pray you will do me favour of your commands whensoever I can be serviceable to you in those parts, I am sorry to hear of your Mothers indisposition, & heartly wish her health, My Wife joins me in due Respects, & I am etc J.R.

To Mr Vincent Wildes at Deal		Newcastle 26th June 1731 		£5.2s.8¼ d

Twenty days after date pay to Mr Joseph Richmond or order five pounds Two shillings & 8¼

Value received and place it to accot without further advice from		J Walker

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