Letters – Joseph Richmond to Robert Long – 28 Mar 1732

Document Type: Letters
Date: 28 Mar 1732
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Robert Long
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Long				Newcastle 28th Mar 1732

The Mark & Eliz: Rob[er]t Noble Ma[ste]r arriv'd Yesterday w[i]th the Six Casks & Hampers of Wine, for w[hi]ch he having brought no regular Dispatch, it is stopt by the Customs House Officers here, till the same shall be produced, or an order obtain'd from the Commis[sio]n of the Customers for the Delivery of it, w[hi]ch Neglect of taking out a transire will be attended w[i]th Expence both here & in London, I send you Inclosed the Sufference for Shipping, & desire you'l Imediatly apply to the Merchant it was bought of, & tell him that as no transire can now be obtain'd Mr Blackett desires he will w[i]th all expedition procure the Boards order that the Wine may be delivered, the Expence therof he will pay, I mean the Merch[an]t will pay, for when the Order comes, the Officers will expect at least again of Mr Blackett, the Comm[issioners] in these cases always directing they shall be satisfied, I am forc'd to give you this trouble  because I know not who the wine was bought off, & desire that when the Order of delivery is obtain'd, (w[hi]ch will be sent down to the Collect[ion]) you will let me know , that I  may call for the Wine, w[hi]ch will get no good where it now lays. I am etc J.R.

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