Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Mary Carr – 9 Sep 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Sep 1778
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Mary Carr
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Miss Carr at Sam[ue]l Rollestons Esqr.                                      Newcas.  9th Sept. 1778

Old Alresford    Hants


D[ea]r Madam     Your Favour of the 10th Ult[im]o I received at my return Home.  Sir John Trevelyan apprehended that Captn.  Astle was abroad & as his Receipt was necessary on the Payment of the Bond & Notes it was postponed on that account and Sir John finds that it will not be in his Power to pay off the £1200 till the 1st of May next which I hope may be convenient to you.

     Inclosed you have a Receipt for the Int[e]rest which must be signed by Mr. Rolleston Capt. Astle & yourself & on being presented to Mr. Thomas Wall Paper Buildings Temple on the 2nd Octo[be]r next will be paid by him.      I am etc      J E B.  

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