Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Lucy Forster – 15 Sep 1802

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Sep 1802
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Lucy Forster
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Mrs. Forster and Sons						Newcastle 15th. Sep.r 1802


      I am directed by Coln. & Mrs. Beaumont to acquaint you, that unless the Balance of your Bond with the Interest thereon, be paid immediately, that Mr. Heron has Directions to put the Bond in Suit; As it was your Intentions that the Money left in the Hands of Mr. Crawhall arising from the Sale of your Share of the Brewery at Alston, should go towards the Discharging of the Debt, it will be necessary that you & your Sons should as soon as possible give an Order under your Hands to Mr. Thos. Crawhall of Allenheads to pay the said Sum resting in his Hands, unto Coln. Beaumont or his Agent; the Bond is at present in the Hands of Coln. Beaumont. – your immediate Compliance with this, will stop the Proceedings against you.    I am &c. J.E.B.

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