Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Messrs Walker – 12 Feb 1788

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Feb 1788
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Messrs Walker
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs. Saml. Walker & Co.                                                       Newcastle    Feby.  12th. 1788

Rotheram  -  Yorkshire

Gentn.        Inclosed I send you a Bill drawn by Eden Ridley & Co. on Castell & Co. for 56.4.6  the amount of your Charge for the Cylanders etc sent to Mr Isaac Hunter at Dukesfield on Acct. of Sir Thomas Blackett Bart. the receipt of which be pleased to acknowledge.  

                                                                          I am etc    J. E. Blackett

      £54 . 4 . 6 .                               Newcastle Bank  11th.  Feby. 1788

      One Month after date pay to the Order of John 

      Erasmus Blackett Esq.  Fifty Six Pounds Four Shillings 

      & Six pence     Value received

                                   For Sir J. Eden  Sir MW. Ridley Cookson Widdrington & Co

To  Messrs Castell Powell Sumner & Co                           Jas. Wilkinson.           

                       London                                               Pay the Contents to the order of Messrs

No  11827                                                                 Saml. Walker Esqr.   Value in Acct.       

                                                                                              John E. Blackett

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