Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to John Knubley – 1 May 1787

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 May 1787
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: John Knubley
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Mr John Knubley  Gunsmith                                   Newcastle    May 1st. 1787

No.  11 Charing Cross  London

Sir       The Box with the Pistols arrived Safe but too late for the Occasion that I wanted them, the Pair Charged £9.14 are I think very high.  Inclosed I send you a Bill for £16.10.6 .  the Amount of your Note the Receipt of which you’l please to acknowledge.        I am etc    

                                                                                                             J. E. Blackett

                     £16.10.6 .                            Newcastle Bank  1st  May 1787

                One Month after date pay to the Order of John Erasmus 

                Blackett Esq.  Sixteen Pounds ten Shillings & Six Pence    Value recd.

                                                                          For Sir J. Eden  Sir MW. Ridley 

                                                                          Cookson Widdrington & Co

To  Messrs Castell Powell Sumner & Co                              Jas. Wilkinson

                       London                           E[ndorse]d                                 John E. Blackett

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