Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Luke Noble – 25 Oct 1785

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Oct 1785
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Luke Noble
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Mr Luke Noble                                                      Newcastle    Octor. 25th . 1785

Bretton - Yorkshire

Sir       Inclosed I send you a Bill drawn by Messrs Bell Carr & Co on Castell & Co of this date at One Month for Two Thousand Pounds on Sir Thos. Blackett’s Account the receipt of which you will please to acknowledge.  I imagine that Sir Thos. Blackett may be at Thorp, or at Mr Walkers at this time.

     The Iron Sneck for a Gate which Sir Thos. Blackett was so kind to promise me is not yet come to hand.  Please to send it by the Carriers, & at your leisure I will be obliged to you for a Drawing of the Mill for the Grinding of Bones.             I am etc    John E. Blackett

                                £2000 .                            Newcastle Bank  25th Octor. 1785

                          One Month after Date pay to the Order of John Erasmus

                         Blackett Esq.  Two Thousand Pounds           Value received

                                                                        For Bell Carr Cookson Widdrington & Co

To  Messrs Castell Powell Sumner & Co                                    Thos Gibson.           

                London                                       Pay the Contents to the order of Sir 

No  7078                                                    Thos. Blackett Bart.  Value in Acct..

                                                                                                John E. Blackett 

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