Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to John Stephenson – 24 Jan 1788

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Jan 1788
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: John Stephenson
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs. <N edw.> J Stephenson & Fearnley Hull                Newcastle    24th. Jany. 1788

Sir’s,       I received your letter of the 17th Instant and observe the Contents.  I have no Lead at present to dispose of, nor shall I have any for some time, besides, I am under Engagement to several Gentlemen of this Place who buy for the London Market, that wou’d gladly take more than I shall have to dispose of for a considerable time.    I am Sir’s 

                                                                         Your most Humb. Servt.     J. E. Blackett

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