Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to John Trevelyan – 8 Feb 1790

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Feb 1790
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: John Trevelyan
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Sir John Trevelyan Bart  Half Moon Street                            Newcastle  8th February 1790

  Piccadilly      London

Dear Sir	I am favoured with your Lres [Letters] on the 1st & 4th Inst the former inclosing Mr Brasiers letter to you, & Copy of your Ans[we]r which I return you; Mr Brasier’s lre [letter] was just what I expected, & your Ans[er]r to it, is I think a very proper one  I have no doubt of Lady Blounts consenting to continue the Mortgage at 4 per C[en]t rather than part with so good a Security where the Interest is so regularly paid; by this Post I shall remit you £562-10-- to her Bankers Messrs Wrights for half a Yrs interest _ I expect that Mrs Swinburn’s Att[orney]s will have the Deed prepared in a few days when she will call on me for £1000 in part of the £6000 Rested on the Longwitton Estate which Sum shall be paid her; I wish you could procure the whole Sum in the South at 4 per C[en]t & pay her off, it cannot be had in the North at that Int[eres]t .  Inclosed I send you a Bill drawn by Eden Ridley & Co on Castell & Co dated 5 inst at a Month for £500 which I have charged to your Acct at the expiration of this quarter, the Book with your Acct shall be closed and sent you.

                                                                                                                     I am etc   J.E.B

£500                                                                                Newcastle Bank 6th Feby 1790

One Month after Date pay to the Order of John Erasmus Blackett Esqr 

Five Hundred Pounds                        Value Received

                                             For Sir J Eden Sir M W Ridley Cookson Widdrington & Co

To Messrs Castell Powell Sumner & Co                                               Thos Gibson

No 16143    London                            Pay the Contents to the Order

                                                            of Sir John Trevelyan Bart  Value in Accot

                                                                                                            J E Blackett

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