Letters – Joseph Richmond to Walter Blackett – 19 Sep 1732

Document Type: Letters
Date: 19 Sep 1732
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Waltr Blackett Esq			Newcastle 19 Sept 1732

Honrd Sir, 

There is one Mat[the]w Price who listed himself here some time agoes in Captn Carneys Regiment Comp. of L[or]d Cadogans Regimnt now at Exeter who is desirous of being discharged, he is a free <Roper> and his Father and two Brothers are freemen of this Town and will all enter under any Engagem[en]t of giving single voice at the next Election, if you will procure his discharge, & the Father will also pay any Charge that may attend it, If you have any acquaintance by whom you can procure them their service,  it will be serving at least 4 votes, & I therefore thought it my Duty to Signify it.  I am etc J.R.

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