Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Anthony, Francis & Thomas Wright – 8 Aug 1786

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Aug 1786
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Anthony, Francis & Thomas Wright
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Messrs. Anthy. Frans. &T. Wright                                             Newcastle Augt.  8th  1786

Bankers  London

Gent[leme]n    Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Messrs Bell Carr & Co on Castell & Co of this date at a Month for £625 which on Accot. of Sir John Trevelyan Bart. is to pay one half Years Interest of £25000 due the 6th inst to Sir Edward Winnington Bart. on Mortgage the receipt of which you will please to Acknowledge & when the Bill is paid send me a receipt as usual.  Sir John Trevelyan has thoughts of giving Sir Walter Blount Notice of paying in the Money unless he will Accept of 4 P[er] Cent Interest for a Certain time: I will be obliged to you for his & Sir Edward Winnington’s direction.              I am etc    J. E. Blackett 

       £625 .  .                         Newcastle Bank   7th Augt.  1786

       One Month after date pay to the Order of John Erasmus Blackett Esqr.  

       Six Hundred & Twenty five Pounds        Value received

                                                                     For Bell Carr Cookson Widdrington & Co

To Messrs. Castell Powell Sumner & Co                                     Jas. Wilkinson 

            London                                   Pay the Contents to the Order of Messrs. 

 No.  8859                                          Anthy. Frans. &Thos Wright Value in Acct  

                                                           with Sir John  Trevelyan Bt.         John E. Blackett

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