Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Anthony, Francis & Thomas Wright – 26 Aug 1788

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Aug 1788
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Anthony, Francis & Thomas Wright
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Messrs. Anthy. Frans. &Thos Wright                                             Newcastle 26th Augt. 1788

    Bankers       London

Gentlemen    Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Eden, Ridley & Co  on Castell & Co at One Month dated this Day for Five Hundred & Sixty two Pounds Ten Shillings to pay half a Years Intert of £25000 at at 4½ P[er] C[en]t due, the 6th inst from Sir Jno. Trevelyan Bart. to Sir Edwd. Winnington Bart.   Please to acknowledge the Receipt of this Bill and send me the usual Receipt.       I am etc  J. E. B.

       £562 . 10 .                         Newcastle Bank   23rd  Augt.  1788

  One Month after Date pay to the Order of John Erasmus 

  Blackett Esqr.  Five Hundred & Sixty two Pounds Ten Shillings 

Value received                      For Sir J Eden, Sir M W Ridley Cookson Widdrington & Co

To Messrs. Castell Powell Summers & Co                                     Thos. Gibson 

            London                                   Pay the Contents to the Order of 

 No.  12968                                        Messrs. Anthy.Frans. &Thos Wright 

                                                           Value in Accot with Sir Edwd. Winnington 

                                                           Bart.         John E. Blackett

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