Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Augustus Browne – 6 Sep 1790

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Sep 1790
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Augustus Browne
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Augustus Browne Esqr                                                                   Newcastle  6th Septr 1790

             Foster Lane     London

Sir	On Wednesday last I sent you by John & James Jackson the London Carriers a piece fine Silver Containing 1331Ounces which I desire you will place to Acct with Sir Thos Blackett Bart as usual at the Markett price & advise me on your Reciept of it.               I am etc   J.E.B

N.B.	I shall send you by the Carrier tomorrow another piece fine Silver containing 2169 1/2 Ounces & hope you will allow me the best price for both pieces I am informed the Commissrs of Greenwich Hospital got 5s 8d per Ounce for the last piece they sold

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