Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Augustus Browne – 6 Dec 1787

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Dec 1787
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Augustus Browne
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Augustus Browne Esqr.                                                   Newcastle  Decem.  6th.  1787

Foster Lane - London

Sir            I have this drawn a Bill on you Payable to the Order of Eden Ridley & Co. at 30 days date for Five Hundred Pounds on Sir Thomas Blackett’s Acct. which I doubt not you you will duly honor.  About the latter end of this Month I shall draw upon you for £635.1.4 being the Balance of your Account. when I shall send you a Piece fine Silver.      I am etc      J. E. B.

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