Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to John Brumell – 26 Jul 1803

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Jul 1803
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: John Brumell
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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John Brumell Esq				N.Castle 26th. July 1803.



       I have been favoured with your Letter, enclosing a Letter from the Individuals composing the House of Easterby & Co., the Contents of wch. I observe & am ready to concur with Mr. Walton in sending a skilful Person on the Part of Coln. Beaumont to examine the present State of the Arkendale Mines, & to make their Report thereon. – I have given Directions accordingly, & Mr. Thos. Crawhall of Allenheads will be at Newcastle on Monday the 1st. Augt. when Mr. Bowns who is employed by Coln. Beaumont in Law Business will I expect be there.   I am &c. -J.E.B.

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