Letter – Henry Richmond to William Darwin – 9 Nov 1761

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Nov 1761
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Mr Wm. Alvey Darwin Grays Inn

London                                                                                 Newcastle 9th November 1761

Sir      Yesterday my father rec[iev]ed your Lre inclosing Mr Glovers receipt for £140 & also Mrs Sambroke’s order & Mr Bonholes receipt thereon for her £140 wch two sums are for the ½ years int[e]rest of their mortgage on Kenton due f[ro]m Sr Wr Blackett on the 27th September last & are accordingly placed to your credit on the acco[un]t between you & my father.

My father desires when you meet Mr Rees & the parties that you will let it be understood by them that he does not desire to have Mr. Beaumont prosecuted, who he believes is much strait[e]ned in his circumstances; but only that he wants to be clear of the money remaining in his hands & have his recognizance discharged & this he hopes they will agree to without any further delay. I am very glad to hear Sir Wr is so much better & am etc HR

P.S. The sum due f[ro]m Mr Beaumont you know is 130.0s.0d

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