Letter – Cuthbert Peart to John Turner – 10 Jul 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Jul 1779
Correspondent: Cuthbert Peart
Recipient: John Turner
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Mr John Turner  at Wallington                                            Newcas  10th  July 1779  

Sir      Mr Blackett, who is yet from Home, desires me to send you a Letter from Mr. Lisle which he received a few days ago respecting Elsdon Road for your Consideration     You see the whole Expense amounting £310.10s.0d is no very considerable Sum tho’ without being perfectly satisfied of the Utility of such Diversion of the Road Mr Blackett cannot think it advisable to recommend it to Sir Jno. Trevelyan to be a Subscriber     Mr. Blackett returns about the 18th instant when he would be glad to have your Sentiments either Personally or by Letter about this Business.         I am etc      CP

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