Letters – Joseph Richmond to John Brinsdon – 24 Jul 1733

Document Type: Letters
Date: 24 Jul 1733
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: John Brinsdon
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Mr J Brisdon Merch[an]t in Durham Yard London 		24 July 1733

I rece[ive]d your Lre  of the 14[th] advising  your shipping, in the Mary, & Sarah Capt[ai]n Bird, Seven hampers of wine on Mr Blacketts Account, The ship is arrived, & the wine stoped by the Coast Officer for want of a Regular dispatch, these being nothing but a suffrance inclosed in order that you may Imediately apply to the Commiss[ione]rs of the Customs for an order of Delivery, which will be attended with Expence both here & in London which I think Mr Blackett ought to pay no part of the wine is in an Improper Cellar for it & therefore in hazard of taking damage, pray procure an order of delivery by the Return of the Post, that it be not spoiled, I am    etc  JR  

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