Letter – Joseph Richmond to William Darwin – 5 Dec 1760

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Dec 1760
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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Above I send you a bill for £255 to pay Mr Vernon for Lady Mansels ½ yrs annuity due the 10th of Oct last and to pay yourself the £30 wch I rcd of Mr Natters for Mr Reedits bill wch I desire you will place to my acct and advise the receipt of and send me Mr Vernons receipt as soon as the money is paid. pray send the bill imediately for acceptance 

It is with great satisfaction that I find Sir Wr so well recovered as to be out of danger I am etc JR

Sirs                                                     Newcastle 5th December 1760 £255

Twenty five days after date pay Mr Wm Alvey Darwin or order the sum of two hundred and fifty five pounds value recd and place the same to acct as advised by 

Sirs Your most humble svt Jos Richmond

To Messrs Plumbe and Browne Goldsmiths in Foster Lane London 

5th Dec 1760 Advised Plumbe and Browne of the above <order> of ap of silver 596oz sent them this day by Fryer Todd JR

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