Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Charles Staples – 19 Nov 1783

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Nov 1783
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Charles Staples
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Chas Staples Esqr                                                                Newcastle     Novr 19th 1783

  St Mary Ax No 11



	I am favoured with your several Letters of the 9th & 21st Ulto & 15 inst & I ask your Pardon for not sooner acknowledging the receipt of them but I was from home when the first arrived & having wrote to Sir Thomas Blackett to Consult him on the Business I found that he had no thoughts at present of making any Alterations in the manner of Disposing of his Lead; Sir Thos may Posibly hereafter find it Adviseable for him to do it, in wch Case you may be Assured that we shall Apply to you being perfectly Satisfied as to the Security etc.

                                                                                                   I am etc          J E Blackett

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