Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Luke Noble – 16 Sep 1783

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Sep 1783
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Luke Noble
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Mr Luke Noble                                                                  Newcastle      16th Septemr 1783

   Bretton near Wakefid   Yorkshire


	Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Surtees Burdon & Co on Smith Payne & Smiths dated 15th instant at 30d date for One Thousand Pounds on Accot of Sir Thos Blackett Bart the Receipt of which you will please to Acknowledge.  When Sir Thos was at Hexham an Application was made to him by the Revd Mr Martindale for a Subscription towards Building a School House at Slaley & on Consulting with Mr I Hunter I think Sir Thos consented to give £20 but I wait for his Ansr before I shall shall do it.  Please to Acqut Sir Thos that I have sold 200 Casks of Litharge at 17 3/4  p Ton but have not yet made a sale of any lead.  I stand at 17 1/4  & 17 1/2  & am in hopes that the London Buyers will be under a Necessity of coming up to our Prices.                                         I am etc                      JEB

                                                          £1000.-.-            No 4244

                                                          Newcastle upon Tyne     15th Septemr 1783

                                   Thirty Days after date pay to the Order of John Erasmus

                         Blackett Esqr  One Thousand pounds         Value received

                                                                                  Surtees Burdon & Co

To Messrs Smith Payne

       & Smiths  Bankers      London                         Pay the Contents to the Order 

                                                                                 of Sir Thos Blackett Bt      

                                                                                 Value in Accot

                                                                                                    John E Blackett

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