Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to John Skelton – 15 Mar 1786

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Mar 1786
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: John Skelton
Archive Source: WYAS BEA C3 B16 7
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Bretton Tuesday Noon

Miss Wood presents her Compts to Mr Skelton, she yesterday recd a Letter from Mr Beaumont, Naples Dated Febry 28th & he did not mention anything of Mr Skeltons Letter therefore suppose he has not yet Recd it – he desires if I write directly I will direct to him chez Monsr Concorde Martens at Venice, but if I do not immediately I must direct to him chez Monsr Joseph Martens at Turin: 

      I am Sir Your most Obedt. Servt.

      John E. Blackett

John Skelton Esqr  /Birthwait/near Wakefield/ Yorkshire
Undated, but the mentions of Naples and Venice suggest this relates to 1786, when Beaumont stayed in both cities. 15 March used here.

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