Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Diana Beaumont – 5 Feb 1804

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Feb 1804
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Diana Beaumont
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Mrs Beaumont						Newcastle Feb[ruar]y 1804

Portman Square London


Dear Madam,

Agreeable to your Desire, I had yesterday a Meeting with the Committee of Messrs Surtees and Burdon: I put to them the several Questions that you desired, in answer to which I received the enclosed: Mr Burdon told me that not only Security would be given, but 5 per Cent allowed the Committee present were Mr Russell, Mr Graham Clarke, Mr Hood. Mr Headlam, Mr Clayton Town Clerk & Mr Lloyd. 

      I am etc. J.E.B. 

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