Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Charles Bowns – 10 Apr 1801

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Apr 1801
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Charles Bowns
Archive Source: TWA DF.HUG 149
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C Bowns Esq.						Newcastle 10th. April 1801

Banktop Barnsley Yorkshire


      I have received yours of the 5th. Inst. & observe the Contents.   It is not in my power at present to ascertain the Nett receipt from Col. Beaumont’s Lead Mines for the year 1800 – the several Leadmine Agents not having yet made out & sent me their Accounts of Charges &c. attending their Mines for that year, nor the quantity of Ore raised in the above time, that being the case, I think no better mode can be adopted than that of making the return of Income the same as last year 

      I am &c.  J:E:B:

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