Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Luke Noble – 7 Apr 1783

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Apr 1783
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Luke Noble
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Mr Luke Noble   Bretton                                                           Newcastle      7th April 1783

          near Wakefield



	Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Bell Cookson & Co on Castell Powell & Co dated 5th instant at one Month for One Thousand Pounds which is on Account of Sir Thomas Blackett Barot; the Receipt of which you will please to acknowledge advising Sir Thomas of the same who I imagine is in London.  I propose making the Pays for the Leadmines & Mills in Easter Week.  They will amount to about £32000.  You have the present Prices at foot but the Demand is small.                                                                            I am etc     JEB

              £  s d

Refined Lead 19.10.0) p Fother

Common do    19. 5.0)

Litharge     19.15.0  p Ton

                                   £1000.-.-             Newcastle Bank     5th April 1783

                                   One Month after date Pay to the order of John

                                 Erasmus Blackett Esqr  One Thousand Pounds  Value

                                 received                              For Bell Cookson Carr Self & Saint

To Messrs Castell Powell Sumner & Co                                             Jno Widdrington


No 1680                                     Endorsed to Sir Thos Blackett Barot

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