Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to John Trevelyan – 8 Mar 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Mar 1782
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: John Trevelyan
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Sir John Trevelyan  Barot..                                              Newcastle  March 8th  1782

     Half Moon Street   Piccadilly


Dear Sir    Inclosed I send you a Bill drawn by Bell Cookson & Co  on on Castell & Co  dated 6th inst at a Months date for £750 the receipt of wch you will please to acknowledge   A Copy of the late Mr. Swinburns Will is laid before Mr. Fawcett for his Opinion wch. as I have obtain’d you shall be acquainted   If you should be obliged to Pay the £2000 wch. Mrs Swinburn demands? I shall < receive > that Sum of Sir Thos. Blackett, as well as £1000 to discharge the late Sir WB Bond & Deed of gift to Mr. Dechair & give a discharge on one of Sir Thos. Blacketts Bonds to you for those Sums.

     Mr. Turner called on me the other day & we had a good deal of Conversation about some of your Farms.  I refer you to him for the Particulars.  As the Hunting Season will soon be over I shall expect Mr. Trevelyan when we shall get the Account Settled.   Mrs. Lambert to whom you pay an Annuity of £21 P[er] year is not likely to live a Month , her Exec[uto]rs will not be entitled to the Quar[te]rs Annuity unless she should live to the 14th May but as she is so nearly related to Mr. Fawcett & her Daughter will be left very Poorly, I imagine that you will think it right to Pay it.                 I am      Dear Sir    yrs etc  J E B.

                   £750 .  .                         Newcastle Bank  6th  March  1782

                     One Month after Date Pay to the order of John Erasmus 

                  Blackett  Esqr.  Seven Hundred & fifty Pounds    Value received

                                                      For Bell Cookson Carr  Self & Saint

To Messrs. Castell Whately & Powell                           Jno.  Widdrington

                     London                                     Pay the Contents to [unfinished]

  No. 18341                                                   

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