Letter – Joseph Richmond to William Darwin – 10 Apr 1761

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Apr 1761
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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Newcastle 10th April 1761 £304.10.10

Sir  Twenty days after date pay Mr Alvey Alvey Darwin or order three hundred four pounds ten shillings & ten pence value receiv’d, & place the same to account advised by Sir Your most hble servant  JR

To Messrs Plumbe & Browne  Goldsmiths in Foster Lane London

Sir   Above you have my bill on Messrs Plumbe & Browne for £304.10s.10d payable at 20 days date which will be due in time to pay Mr Glover & <Mrs Sambrooks> half years int’rest, & I desire you will advise the receipt thereof & send me their receipts as soon as you have paid them there will then remain in your hand £42.2s.10d, which I shall draw on you for when I have occasion. Rob. Atkinson of Kirkheaton one of the tenants <than> attorn’d to for Sir Walter is dead.

The Poll for the County of Durham I hope will be ended tonight & there is no doubt but Mr Shafto & Mr Vane will be returned, for at ten o’clock this morning Mr Shafto wo[ul]d be about 180 & Mr Vane 140 a head of Sr. Thos Clavering who had polled all his voters as we have reason [to] believe  I am etc   JR

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