Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Messrs Child – 24 Aug 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Aug 1778
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Messrs Child
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs Child & Co  Bankers                                                                Newcas  24th Augst 1778



	Inclosed you will receive two Bills amounting to One Hundred & fifty seven pounds ten Shillings for one half Years Composition for Weardale Tithe Ore due from Sir Thos Blackett Bt to the Revd Doctor Thurlow the 15th Augst instant.  When you are in Cash for the same you will please to send me Doctor Thurlows Receipt in the interim acknowledge the Receipt of these Bills by the first Post.  I am sorry this Remittance was not made sooner but I will take Care it shall be regularly made for the future                        I am etc   JEB

                                              By Post from London to Messrs Simpson & Blackett  NCastle

                                                                                            May 27 1778  WS

No C.111

I promise to pay to Adam Idlirson Psgr or order on Demand the 

Sum of Fifty Pounds.   London the 15 day of May 1778 for the 

                                            Govr and Compy of the Bank of England

£50-0-0                         By Post from Newcastle to Messrs Wm Jackson

Entd  J Pretty                 Child & Co  London   August 24 1778


                                        £107.10.0          Newcastle Bank  24th Augst 1778

                            Twenty Days after date Pay to the Order of John Erasmus Blackett

                         Esqr One Hundred & seven Pounds ten Shillings - Value received

                                                                   For Bell Cookson Carr Self & Saint

To Messrs Castell Whately & Powell                                                         Jno Widderington

                London                                   Pay the Contents to Messrs

No 8450                                                  Child & Co or Order value

                                                               in Accot           John E Blackett

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