Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to John Beatson – 17 Dec 1789

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Dec 1789
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: John Beatson
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Mr John Beatson   Cinderhill                                                                NewC  17th Dec 1789

Sir	I received your Letter the 10th ins[tan]t & observe that you have sent a pack of Hides to Mr Forster at Allenheads for the Use of Sir Thos Blackett Bt Lead Mines there, & Inclos’d I send you a Bill drawn by Eden Ridley & Co on Castell & Co at One Month the dated this day for £35-11-6 being the Amount of your Bill for the same __ Please to advise me on your Rec[eip]t of the Bill                                                         I am etc  J.E.B

£35-11-6                                                                                Newcastle Bank   17th Decem 1789

One Month after Date pay to the Order of John Erasmus Blackett 

Esq      Thirty five Pounds eleven Shillings & Ninepence       Value Rec[eiv]ed

                                             For Sir J Eden Sir M W Ridley Cookson Widdrington & Co

To Messrs Castell Powell Summer & Co                                                                                          Thos Gibson

    No 13838                London                                   John E Blackett

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