Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to John Beatson – 8 Aug 1783

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Aug 1783
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: John Beatson
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Mr John Beatson                                                                           Newcas 8th Augt 1783

      Cinderhill  Yorkshire


	I received your Letters of the 4th & 31st Ulto with your Notes for two Packs of Leather Bends amounting to 71.19.3 on Accot of Sir Thomas Blackett Barot for which Sum you have inclosed Bell Cookson & Cos bill on Castell & Co of this Date at 30 Days which you will please to acknowledge the Receipt of.  The Leather is safe arrived & I have paid the Carriage which it has hitherto been Customary for you to do.   I am etc   JEB

                                   £71.19.3             Newcastle Bank     5th July 1783

                                   Thirty Days after Date Pay to the order of John Erasmus

                                   Blackett Esqr  Seventy one Pounds nineteen Shillings & 

                                   three pence    value received

                                                                         For Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington  & Self

To Messrs Castell Powell                                                                                     Jos Saint

       Sumner & Co      London                         Endorsed to Mr John

No 2664                                                           Beatson of Cinderhill


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