Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to George Brooks – 23 Oct 1787

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Oct 1787
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: George Brooks
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Geo. Brooks Esqr.                                                       Newcastle    Octo.  23rd. 1787

Under Cover to Richd. Master Esqr.  MP.  

Banker Chancery Lane.   London

Sir       Inclosed I send you a Bill drawn by Eden Ridley & Co. on Castell & Co. dated 22nd at 20 days date for £212.10. which I desire that  your Banking House will place to the Acct. of the Lord Bp. of Durham being the Composition for Weardale Lot Ore due from Sir Thomas Blackett Bart. for three Months this 27th Augt. last, not being used to make the payments Quarterly occasioned its escaping my memory.  Please to acknowledge the Receipt of this  Bill & when paid send me his Lordships Receipt as usual.                   I am etc    J. E. B.

                £212.10. .                              Newcastle Bank  22nd Octo. 1787

                Twenty days 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 

To  Messrs Castell Powell Sumner & Co                 Cookson Widdrington & Co

                       London                                                                        Jas. Wilkinson           

                                                       Pay the Contents to the Order of Richard   

No  11173                                      Master Esqr.  & Co   Value in Acct. with the 

                                                        Lord Bishop of Durham                        John E. Blackett

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