Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to John Beatson – 7 Mar 1785

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Mar 1785
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: John Beatson
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Mr John Beatson                                           Newcastle   Mar. 7th 1785

Cinderhill    Yorkshire

Sir      I received your Letter & inclosed you have Messrs Bell Carr & Co’s Bill on Messrs Castell Powell & Co for Seventy three Pounds  Nine Shillings& Sixpence being the <amo[un]t> of Bends & Hides sent to Sir Thos. Blackett’s Lead Mines, which Bill please to Advise me on your receipt of.                                               I am etc    John E Blackett

                   £73..9..6                           Newcastle Bank  7th March 1785

                          One Month after date pay to the Order of John E Blackett Esq.  

                         Seventy three Pounds  Nine Shillings& Sixpence        Value received

                                                                        For Bell Carr Cookson Widdrington & Co

To  Messrs Castell Powell& Sumner & Co                                    Thos Gibson.           

                London                                       Pay the Contents to the Order of 

No  5822                                                  Mr John Beatson  Value received 

                                                                                                                 J. E. B

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