Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to James Hague – 9 Sep 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Sep 1774
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: James Hague
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Mr James Hague at Mr Darwins No 47 Hatton Street London                  Newcas  9th Septr 1774



	Inclosed you have Messrs Bell Cookson & Cos bill on Messrs Hallifax & Co for Two hundred pounds which when paid place to Accot the Credit of Sr Wr Blackett’s Accot with Mr Darwin - As it is drawn at a short date I have endorsed it payable to you only in case of an Accident - Sir Matt Ridley set forward for London Yesterday & on his Arrival will apply to Mr Darwin or you for some Money on Sir Wr Blackett’s Account - you will therefore please to let him have what part of this Sum he may have Occasion for taking his Receipt for the same

	The free Burgesses of Newcastle residing in London will be called together soon - If Mr Darwin or you can be of any Service to Sir Wr Blackett & Sir Matt Ridley in this Business they will be obliged to you for your Assistance                    I am etc        J,E,B.

£200 - - Newcastle Bank 9th Septr 1774

Three days after date Pay to the Order of Jno Erasmus Blackett Esqr Two hundred Pounds - Value received For Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Self Jos Saint

To Messrs Hallifax Mills Glyn & Mitton London

Pay the Contents to Mr James Hague only value in Accot with Mr Wm Alvey Darwin John E  Blackett

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