Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to John Ellill – 4 May 1804

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 May 1804
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: John Ellill
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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      Newcastle 4th May 1804


I have received yours of the 1st inst and observe the contents. I am much obligd by the offer you make of drawing upon you. I shall acquaint Col Beaumont therewith and have no doubt he will acknowledge the obligation also but at present shall have no occasion for that convenience being sufficiently provided for the great Lead pays.

I am with respect Sir your most obed. Hble Serv
loose note within letter book amongst letters of early May 1804. Assumed to be from JEB to John Ellil, judging from JEB’s comments in a letter to Diana Beaumont on 5th May

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