Letters – Joseph Richmond to Christopher Denton – 30 Oct 1733

Document Type: Letters
Date: 30 Oct 1733
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Christopher Denton
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr Denton                                        Newcastle the 30 Octobr 1733

Dear Sr.   

      I rece[ive]d your Favour of the 13th from York, agreeable to which Mr Blackett has <wrote> to the Stockton Gentlemen, I hope this will find you well after your Journey which will be very agreeable to me to hear, Inclos’d is a bill for the sum of £125 being as I remember the Ballance due to you from Mr Blackett, pray advise the receipt of it, & mention in your Lre, that it is [missing word]. 

      Inclos’d is also a bill for £100 due 10th next month to Answer Mrs Blacketts half <years> Annuity then due, I desire you will get & send me her Receipt for it, you sent me a bill on Mr Ward for 10 guineas in your Lre  of the 22 Febry 1731, [ie.1732 modern calendar] which bill I delivered you [missing word] here the 3rd Octobr 1732, so that I have no Authority to call upon him, Capt[ai]n <Medford> is now here, & I find is leasing Mr Blackett for £200, I think you told me he had Mortgaged his Annuity, & therefore Mr Blackett can’t (I fancy) let him have any money safely, I am  etc                               J R 

Mr. Tim[o]thy Helmsley         K: Stephen 10th 8ber [October] 1733          £100. 0. 0

Sr.    One month after date please to pay to Mr Henry Coulson or order me: hundred pounds value rece[ive]d, as p[er] advise from  Sr your most humble Servant Henry Denneson  

Endorsed H: Coulson 

For Mr Tim[oth]y Helmsley at the Leg in thread Needle Street London

Att Two Usances pray pay by this my sole bill of Exch[ang]e unto Jos: Richmond or order the sum of One hundred & Twenty five pounds value in Lead of the Ex[ecu]t[o]rs of Sr. Wm. Blackett, & place it to your acco[un]t as p[er] advise from       your  most humble servant

                                                                     Pre. Bernardeau

To Messrs Pre. & J: C.Simond Bro[the]r Merch[an]ts in London

[annotated at foot:] Octr 30th 5 O clock H:A

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