Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Anthony Maynard – 9 Sep 1785

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Sep 1785
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Anthony Maynard
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Anth. Law Maynard  Esqr.                                                         Newcastle    Septr 9th  1785

Chesterfield     Derbyshire

Sir       I am favoured with your letter of the 3rd inst. inclosing a Copy of the Memorial which was presented to the Treasury by the Proprietors of Lead Mines in Derbyshire.  I on the part of Sir Thomas Blackett much approve of the Measure, & shall with him attend the Meeting at Middleham on the 29th inst.                             I am etc    John E Blackett

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