Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Bishop of Lincoln – 1 Nov 1783

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Nov 1783
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Bishop of Lincoln
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 226 1
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      Newcastle Nov 1 1783

My Lord,

      I have the Honour of your letter of 27th inst [sic] & am sorry that I than [struck out: ‘should’] has been any neglect in [struck out: ‘remitting your Lordship]’ making the usual remittance to Messrs Child for the half year Composition for the Tyth ore in Weardale due 14 Aug last from Sir T B to your Ldships. I have by this post remitted to Messr C a Bill for £157 10s being the Amt & I shall take care that it shall not be neglected for the future

      I have the Honour to be My Lord yr most obed servt

See a separate draft of this letter on the same date in ZBL 226/5

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