Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Augustus Browne – 27 Aug 1788

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Aug 1788
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Augustus Browne
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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To Augustus Browne Esqr.                                                 NCastle    27th.  Augt. 1788

Foster Lane - London

Sir       I have this day sent you by Jno. & James Jackson the London Carriers a Piece fine Silver containing 1409½  Ounces which I desire you will place to Acct. with Sir Thos. Blackett Bart at the Market Price, the last piece I sent you I could have had a Farthing an Ounce more, at this place than you allowed me.     I am etc J. E. B.

P.S.   On Monday next 1st Septem. I shall draw upon you for £500 at One Month payable to the order of Sir Thos. Blackett 

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