Letters – Joseph Richmond to Walter Calverley – 3 Nov 1732

Document Type: Letters
Date: 3 Nov 1732
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Walter Calverley
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Sir Waltr Calverley Bart			Newcle 3 Nov 1732

Honrd Sir, 

I have been with Mr Grey, who assures we he will answer Mr Wilsons Lre  by next Post, wch he says he could not do before, some points wanting Mr Allgoods Resolution, but Mr Allgood being now with him I hope all will be fix’d in order to save the present term, Mr Featherston says he does not take any rent to be due for Kenton Collry, and that the certain rent of £150 per annum commences not till after three years, I think the <article> must be understood in that sense tho its not clearly espress'd, I shall send by the Carrier tomorrow a parcell directed for you <qty 26 yrds> Holland at 6s a Yd & 4 yds a Do at 11s. The first is much below the price you <limited> but is the best I can meet with and in my Opinion a very great pennyworth, but if my Lady think otherwise or that its not fine Enough please to let it be return'd, I got it of a London trader that attended our fair, & I think it is as good as I have <know> 8s given for, I hope the Brandy pleases, I find I am charg'd for 3 quarts more than mencond [mentioned] in my last Lre Your accot therefore will be below, I am etc

6 <g.ns 9/u> Brandy at  6.6  £2  3 10 1/2

<a Rundell>                   0  1  4

A quart mustard               0  1  -

26 ys Holld         at  6s    7 16  4

4 yds a Do          at 11s    2  9  6

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