Letter – Diana Beaumont to John Erasmus Blackett – 11 Oct 1803

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Oct 1803
Correspondent: Diana Beaumont
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 224
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J.E. Blackett Esq, Newcastle upon Tyne			Portman Square  Octr. 11th

Dear Sir

      I am much obliged by your kind enquiries after myself & little Girl, we are both as well as can be expected; -

      Mr Davison has been here this Morng. & left a Mem[orand]um wh[ic]h Col: Beaumont will enclose you a Copy with this Letter, & will send another to Mr Bowns, we will be glad to receive your opinion, & will then do as was mentioned in a former Letter with Mr Morland & open our Account immediately with Davisons Bank, he said this agreement was only for one Year from this time, as this was a particular time, & Money difficult to be had, & a <better> Agreement for us in future might be then made; Davison begs this transaction may not be mentioned to any one; - I am Dear Sir very sincerely Yours

      Diana Beaumont

Col: B will write to that troublesome Man John Lees to-morrow; I hope & Trust a good large Sale of Lead will soon take place –

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