Letter – Isaac Hunter to John Erasmus Blackett – 25 Sep 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Sep 1777
Correspondent: Isaac Hunter
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
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      Dukesf’d. 25th  Sept 1777

Jno..E. Blackett Esq. Newcastle


      With this you’ll receive a Plate of Silver weighing 553 ½ Ounces. The reducing furnace wanting a little repair prevented me sending an Accot. of the Lead Wrought & reduced; but shall send you it in a few days time – 

      I hope you & the Lawyers got safe home  

& am, Yrs  etc  IH:Jr

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