Letter – Joseph Richmond to William Darwin – 9 Jan 1761

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Jan 1761
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Mr Wm Alvey Darwin

Grays Inn London                                Newcastle 9 January 1761

Sir   Inclosed is a bill drawn by Peareth & Sorsbie on Freeman & Stainbanks for £ 225 wch you will please to place to my acco[un]t & advise the receipt of. The reason of sending you this bill is; Sir Wr wrote me to remit him £200 to be ready in  Leeds  after he returned thither f[ro]m Bath, & can contrive no better method of doing so than sending this bill to you, in order that if he does come, that you may give him the bill if he pleases; in either case, I desire you will lay the inclosed receipt before him to sign, that it may be voucher to my acco[un]t. When you send it me I shall advise the receipt[t of it that will counter balance your advising the receipt of the bill  I am etc        JR

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