Letter – Joseph Richmond to William Darwin – 19 Mar 1762

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Mar 1762
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Mr Willm. Alvey Darwin at his Chambers in Grays Inn   London

                                                                                                  Newcastle 19 March 1762

Sir         Inclosed is Messrs Peareth & Sorsbie’s bill on Messrs Freeman and [Stain]banks for two hundred and Eighty Pounds which I desire you will advise receipt of and place to my account for I intend this money to pay Mr. and Mrs. Stainbanks half years interest which will be due the 27 In[stant]. As I have no prospect of getting another bill in Time to discharge the <torn> I shall make you a further remittance as soon as I can, to <torn> quarterly Payments on Sir Walters proper Account. I am etc    JR           

Newcastle 10th February 1762  £280. .

Fifty Days after Date pay Mr Joseph Richmond or Order Two hundred and eighty Pounds, the value in Acco[un]t with Sir Walter Blackett place the same to Acco[un]t as by advice from – Peareth  Sorsbie     

To Messrs. Freeman and Stainbank Merchant in London                             

Endorsed pay the contents to Wm. Alvey Darwin or order  Jos. Richmond      

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