Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to John Wakefield – 20 Jul 1803

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jul 1803
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: John Wakefield
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Mr. John Wakefield				N.Castle 20th. July 1803.-

Kendal, Cumbd.			


       I have received your Letter of the 16th. Inst. & enclosed have returned a Bill on London for £96 –- the Amount of your Note for Gunpowder sent for the Use of Mr. Beaumont’s Leadmines; I am sorry it should have remained so long unpaid, which was entirely occasioned by Neglect of the Agent at the Mine in not delivering an Account of the same to me at this Place, but hope a similar Neglect will not occur in future. – Please to forward on Mr. Beaumont’s Accot. 20 Barrels of Gunpowder directed to Mr. Emerson Newhouse, Weardale, & acknowledge the Receipt of the enclosed Bill, & you will oblige Yours &c. – J.E.B.

£96 – –   				 Newcastle upon Tyne 20th. July 1803.-

Forty days after date pay to the Order of John E. Blackett Esq. Ninety-six Pounds, value received.-

For Sir Wm. Loraine Bt. Baker, Pearson, Maude & Co. Wm. Loraine Junr.

To Messrs. Veres, Lucadou Troughton Lucadou & Smart, Bankers London. 

No. 1285 

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