Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to George Silvertop – 23 Jan 1803

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Jan 1803
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: George Silvertop
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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George Silvertop Esq.					Newcastle 23d. Jan.y 1803.


Dear Sir

      I was favoured with your Letter of the 14th. Inst. – After consulting with some of Mr. Beaumont’s Lead Agents & full considering the Matter; I am of Opinion that it will be advisable not to make any Change in the Mode of the Lead Car[ria]ge. – 

      I have the Honour to be &c.----J.E.B.

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