Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to George Brooks – 21 Nov 1787

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Nov 1787
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: George Brooks
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Geo. Brooks Esqr.                                               Newcastle    

under Cover to Richd. Master Esqr.  

MP.  Banker Chancery Lane.   London

Dear Sir       Your favour of the 29th Ulto. I received I now enclose you a Bill drawn by Eden Ridley & Co. on Castell & Co. dated 21st. inst. at one Month for £212.10. being for three Months Composition for Weardale Lot Ore due to the Lord Bishop of Durham from Sir Thomas Blackett on the 28th inst. the receipt of which you will please to acknowledge & at your leisure send me the Bishops receipt for the half Years Composition.    I am etc        J. E. Blackett

                £212.10. .                              Newcastle Bank  21st. Novem. 1787

                One Month after date pay to the Order of John Erasmus 

                Blackett Esq.  Two Hundred & Twelve Pounds  Ten Shillings       Value received

                                                 For Sir J. Eden  Sir MW. Ridley Cookson Widdrington & Co

To  Messrs Castell Powell Sumner & Co                      Jas. Wilkinson           


                                                       Pay the Contents to the Order of Richd.   

No  11327                                      Master Esqr.  & Co   Value in Acct. with the 

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