Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to John Stephenson – 9 Sep 1785

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Sep 1785
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: John Stephenson
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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John Stephenson Esq                                                      Newcastle    Septr 9th . 1785


Sir       I wrote to you the 7th inst. to which I refer you, I am since favoured with your letter of the 2nd inst. & observe that there has been some neglect in the Post Offices of Hull or this place wch has occasioned the delay of this letter.  I intend being at Sir Thomas Blackett’s next week & shall with him attend the Meeting at Middleham on the 29th inst. agreeable to the Notice that I received from Mr John Breare  Secry. to the Mineral Society. I am much obliged to you for the advice that you have given me.                             I am etc    John E. Blackett

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