Letter – Joseph Richmond to William Darwin – 8 Apr 1760

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Apr 1760
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Mr Wm Alvey Darwin Newcastle 8th April 1760

Grays Inn London


Inclosed you receive Peareth and Sorsbies bill on Freeman and Stainbanks for £300 wch I desire you will place to my account and advise the receipt of. This Bill will enable you to pay the half yrs intrst on Kenton Mortgage due the 27th ulto and I desire you will make it recd of Sir Wr by my hand and send me the receipt as soon as the money is paid, wch I shall advise the rect of & as soon as I can get a bill will return you Lady Barbara's half years annuity to pay Mr Vernon I am &c 

p.s. pray Wt does Mr Caister intend to do this year JR

Mr Glover 140.0.0 

Mr Sambrooke 140.0.0

Newcastle 18th March 1760 £300.0.0

Thirty days after date pay Mr Joseph Richmond or order Three hundred pounds, the value in Acct with Sir Walter Blackett, place the same to acct as by advice from Peareth and Sorsbie

To Messrs Freeman and Stainbanks Merchants in London 

Endorsed Pay the contents to Mr Wm Alvey Darwin or order  JR

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