Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Jane Astle – 9 Aug 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Aug 1777
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Jane Astle
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Mrs Astle at Lady Glyns                                                   Newcas   9th Augt.  1777

   New Burlington Street   London

Mad[a]m     Sir John Trevelyan desires me to acquaint you that he received your Letter & is very desirous of paying the Principal & Int[e]rest on the late Sir Walter Blacketts Bonds as soon as Mr Rolleston (who I understand is the only acting Trustee) will give him a proper discharge.  Mr Rolleston had notice that the money would be paid in but I have not heard from him lately. 

                          I am etc                       J E. B.

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