Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Mary Carr – 18 Apr 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Apr 1777
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Mary Carr
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Miss Carr at Sam[ue]l Rolleston’s Esqr.   Old Alresford                Newcas  18th April 1777


D[ea]r Madam   I received your Letter of the 7th instant desiring to know in whose hands your money is  _  Sir John Trevelyan is left sole Executor by the late Sir Walter Blacketts Will & he is desirous of paying off in July next the several Bonds amounting to £1200 with the Int[e]rest due thereon     It will be necessary that you, Mr Rolleston & Mrs Astle give proper discharge on the Bonds for the Principal Sums and Int[e]rest & that the Bonds should be lodged in the hands of some Friend of yours in this Place to whom on producing the Bonds, the Money will be paid. 

                              I am etc      J E B.

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